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Resources by Topic: Health workforce shortage designations

An Employer's Guide to Workforce Programs: Health Professional Shortage Areas, Loan Repayment Programs, J-1 Visa Waivers
Overview for prospective employers wishing to recruit and retain healthcare workers in rural and underserved areas.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: 3RNET
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HPSA Find
Search tool for Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs). Allows searching by state, county, or ID number.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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Medicare Learning Network: Health Professional Shortage Area Physician Bonus Program
Provides an overview of the Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) Physician Bonus Program and explains how bonus payments are calculated and paid. Includes information related to Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) as well as primary care and mental health HPSAs.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Oklahoma Medically Underserved Areas & Populations (MUA/Ps)
County-level map of Oklahoma identifying the location of Medically Underserved Areas (MUAs), Governor's Exception MUAs, and Medically Underserved Populations (MUPs).
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Office of Primary Care and Rural Health Development
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Medically Underserved Areas/Populations
A map of the U.S. displaying Medically Underserved Population (MUP) and Medically Underserved Area (MUA) designated regions, updated daily.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA) - Mental Health
A map of the U.S. displaying Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA) and HPSA scores for mental health by county, updated daily.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA) - Dental Health
A map of the U.S. displaying Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA) and HPSA scores for dental health by county, updated daily.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA) - Primary Care
A map of the U.S. displaying Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) and HPSA scores for primary care by county, updated daily.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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Medicare Physician Bonus Payment Eligibility Analyzer
Tool to determine if an address is in a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) eligible for a Medicare Physician Bonus.
Type: Tool
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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HealthLandscape
An interactive web-based mapping tool that brings together various sources of health, socioeconomic, and environmental information to illustrate health and healthcare issues. Serves as the platform for all of HealthLandscape's various mapping tools. Requires registration (free).
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: American Academy of Family Physicians
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