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Designation of Frontier Health Professional Shortage Areas

Description
Discusses the frontier-specific health professional shortage area designation and the unique characteristics attributed to frontier areas that may contribute to a more fragile healthcare delivery system and a greater need for healthcare professionals. Includes policy recommendations supporting an appropriate designation, improved healthcare access, and assistance in recruiting healthcare providers.
Author(s)
Susan Wilger, Charlie Alfero
Date
04/2015
Type
Document
Organization
National Rural Health Association
Tagged as
Frontier and remote areas · Health workforce shortage designations · Policy · Recruitment and retention of health professionals