In other words, only these organizations, would have the capability to bill medicare for a telehealth consultation when located in a location CMS designates as a healthcare physician shortage area
The heightened odds of being in a physician shortage area
for Hispanic zip codes actually declined with greater segregation, as measured by the isolation index.
In Baltimore, the shortage of primary care has been long standing, and Baltimore is a federally designated primary care physician shortage area
7079 KOON Provides for an income tax credit for physicians who agree to practice their specialty in areas designated by the regents as a designated physician shortage area
Instead, we examined whether or not patients lived in a physician shortage area
Suppose the federal government has designated your part of the state as a physician shortage area
, but charges haven't gone up and you still have lots of openings for new patients in your practice.
The second-year medical student at Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, is enrolled in the school's Physician Shortage Area
Program (PSAP), a special program that for 30 years has been training future physicians to practice rural health care.
The panel members were concerned that physician shortage areas
would shift over time.
The agency set a minimum threshold for including "essential community providers," those who traditionally treat low-income patients or work in physician shortage areas
, such as federally qualified health centers.
International medical graduates have become an integral part of providing medical care in federally designated physician shortage areas
, according to results from a recent study.
Some states have opted to also cover the services of certified registered nurse anesthetists and clinical nurse specialists-mainly because these practitioners are willing to provide needed services in physician shortage areas
The report, "Access Transformed: Building a Primary Care Workforce for the 21st Century," focuses on expanding care through community health centers since they are already positioned to deliver services in physician shortage areas