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Resources by Topic: Health workforce shortage designations

Arkansas Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA)
Provides a map identifying Primary Care HPSAs (Health Professional Shortage Areas) in Arkansas.
Date: 08/2020
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Arkansas Office of Rural Health & Primary Care
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Arkansas Medically Underserved Areas (MUA)
Provides a map showing which counties in Arkansas are entirely or partially Medically Underserved Areas (MUAs).
Date: 08/2020
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Arkansas Office of Rural Health & Primary Care
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Arkansas Mental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA)
County-level map of Arkansas identifying the Mental Health Professional Shortage Areas within the state.
Date: 08/2020
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Arkansas Office of Rural Health & Primary Care
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Arkansas Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA)
County-level map of Arkansas showing the Dental Health HPSAs (Health Professional Shortage Areas) in the state.
Date: 08/2020
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Arkansas Office of Rural Health & Primary Care
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Left Out: Barriers to Health Equity for Rural and Underserved Communities
Summarizes responses to a Request for Information from the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee's Rural and Underserved Communities Health Task Force. Describes factors contributing to healthcare challenges in rural areas, including demographics, social and structural determinants of health, insurance coverage, access to care, and workforce shortages. Highlights promising models of healthcare delivery in rural areas. Includes state-by-state health equity maps.
Additional links: State and Territory Health Equity Maps, Summary
Date: 07/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: House Ways and Means Committee
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Health Professional Shortage Areas: Mental Health
Printable map that shows nonmetropolitan and micropolitan mental health HPSAs on one color scale and metropolitan mental health HPSAs on another. Data source: data.HRSA.gov
Date: 07/2020
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Health Professional Shortage Areas: Dental Care
Printable map that shows nonmetropolitan and micropolitan dental care HPSAs on one color scale and metropolitan dental care HPSAs on another. Data source: data.HRSA.gov
Date: 07/2020
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Health Professional Shortage Areas: Primary Care
Printable map that shows nonmetropolitan and micropolitan primary care HPSAs on one color scale and metropolitan primary care HPSAs on another. Data source: data.HRSA.gov
Date: 07/2020
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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National Health Service Corps Report to Congress for the Year 2018
Details program accomplishments of the National Health Service Corps (NHSC), provides updates on Health Professional Shortage Area designations, explains recruitment efforts for NHSC Scholarship and Loan Repayment Programs, provides estimates on number of patients seen by NHSC clinicians, and details short- and long-term retention rates. Features state-by-state data with breakdowns by urban and rural locations.
Date: 05/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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State of Georgia Medically Underserved Areas/Populations (MUA/P)
Map identifying the Medically Underserved Areas (MUAs) and Medically Underserved Populations (MUPs) in Georgia by county.
Date: 05/2020
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Georgia State Office of Rural Health
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