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National Health Service Corps: Program Directs Funding to Areas with Greatest Provider Shortages

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Description
Provides an overview of the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) programs. Examines data for fiscal year 2020 on the number of NHSC providers and where they served, the number and characteristics of applicants that did not receive funding, the number of NHSC sites with vacancies, and information about the effectiveness of NHSC programs at alleviating provider shortages.
Date
06/2021
Type
Document
Organization
Government Accountability Office
Tagged as
Behavioral health · Financial aid for health careers · Health workforce shortage designations · Health workforce supply and demand · Oral health · Policy · Primary care · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · State-by-state data · State-by-state