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Improving Access to Care for Medically Underserved Californians: Securing Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) Designations

Description
Describes an initiative to increase healthcare provider capacity in medically underserved areas throughout the service areas of the North Coast Clinics Network (NCCN) made up of four Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and one community clinic. Discusses issues recruiting healthcare providers to rural areas.
Author(s)
Annette L. Gardner, Tina Tvedt
Date
01/2010
Type
Document
Organization
California Endowment
Tagged as
Access · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Health workforce shortage designations · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · California