HHS: Modified Systems of Records Notice for State-Provided Physician Records (Renamed Health Professional Service Delivery Data), 09-15-0066; Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
May 21, 2019
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces changes to the State-Provided Physician Records for the Application Submission & Processing System, which is used for shortage area and underserved area and population designations. The changes include adding a National Provider Identifier to the system, changing the name to "Health Professional Service Delivery Data Used to Designate Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) and Medically Underserved Areas and Populations (MUA/Ps)," and also using the records for workforce analyses and validating provider data for automatically designated health professional shortage facilities. Comments are due June 20, 2019.
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