National Health Service Corps Site Application
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Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
The National Health Service Corps provides assistance for
qualifying practice sites in recruiting and retaining
community-responsive, culturally competent primary care
clinicians. If approved as an NHSC site, open vacancies
will be published on the NHSC Health Workforce
Connector and viewed by hundreds of clinicians,
including NHSC Scholars and those interested in the Loan
Additional benefits include:
- Clinicians practicing in eligible NHSC disciplines
who work at NHSC-approved sites are eligible to apply to
the NHSC Loan Repayment Program (LRP).
- NHSC Scholars who have completed their training must
work at an NHSC-approved site.
- Opportunities to network with other NHSC-approved
sites and community organizations
- Direct access to State Primary Care Offices that help
to increase access to primary healthcare services
- Membership in a network of partners who are dedicated
to providing care in underserved communities
Sites must meet several criteria, including:
- Located in a
federally-designated HPSA and have the appropriate
HPSA designation for the specific category in which a
NHSC clinician would serve
- Provide primary care medical, dental, mental and
behavioral health, and/or outpatient substance use
- Offer a sliding fee discount program to patients who
- Provide services regardless of a patient's ability to
- Accept patients covered by Medicare, Medicaid, and
Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
- Must not discriminate in provision of services based
on an individual's race, color, sex, national origin,
disability, religion, age, sexual orientation, or gender
- Maintain a clinician recruitment and retention plan
A complete listing of approved facility types and
eligibility requirements is available in the
Site Reference Guide.
Amount of funding
There is no cost for the assistance provided. Sites must be officially accepted into the NHSC program.
Behavioral health · Clinics · Critical Access Hospitals · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Health workforce · Healthcare facilities · Hospitals · Loans, loan repayment, and loan forgiveness for health careers · Mental health · Oral health · Primary care · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Rural Health Clinics · Scholarships for health careers · Sole Community Hospitals · Substance use and misuse
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