medically underserved population


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medically underserved population

A particular region of the US with a relative or absolute paucity of medical resources and personnel, as defined in Part 5 of Chapter 1 of Title 42 of the Code of Federal Regulations.
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Lives in the balance: The health status of America's medically underserved populations. Washington, DC: National Association of Community Health Centers, Inc.
* Preference given to research at federal agencies, including the NIH, that studies medically underserved population.
Unfortunately, people with intellectual disabilities are still not officially considered a medically underserved population, despite the overwhelming evidence that they should be.
The bill would require that community pharmacies in medically underserved areas (MUAs), medically underserved populations (MUPs) and health professional shortage areas (HPSAs) be allowed to participate in Part D preferred pharmacy networks if they are willing to accept the contract terms and conditions of current preferred providers.
territories committed to improving the quality of health among minorities and medically underserved populations.
working to strengthen our nation's health professional workforce" and has improved access to high-quality care for medically underserved populations, APHA said.
Health Services research has shown that minority health professionals are more likely to serve minority and medically underserved populations. (3)
In practice settings other than hospital facility-based practices and practices serving medically underserved populations, the physician may delegate to seven APRNs or PAs or their full time equivalents.
The Mapper also includes Optional Map Elements such as grantee locations, rural health clinics, health professional shortage areas, county boundaries, and medically underserved populations. For example, adding Grantee Locations to your map results in colored dots, as shown in Figure 2 below.
The ZIP code level patient care workforce data analysis may be compared to the Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs), Medically Underserved Areas (MUA), and Medically Underserved Populations (MUP).
From July 2010, when Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the Negotiated Rulemaking Committee on the Designation of medically underserved populations (MUPs) and HPSAs, through the final meetings in October 2011, ANA staff monitored the meetings, provided formal testimony and responded to inquiries from committee members.
Since July 2010, when Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced The Negotiated Rulemaking Committee on the Designation of medically underserved populations (MUPs) and HPSAs, ANA staff have monitored the meetings, provided formal testimony, and responded to inquiries from committee members.
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