What is Shortage Designation?
Provides information on different types of shortage designations and the federal programs that use them. Includes Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs), Medically Underserved Areas and Populations (MUAs/MUPs), Exceptional Medically Underserved Populations (Exceptional MUPs), and Governor's-Designated Secretary-Certified Shortage Areas for Rural Health Clinics.
Health Resources and Services Administration
Health workforce shortage designations