Shortage Designations

Throughout the U.S., there are geographic areas, populations, and facilities with too few primary care, dental and mental health providers and services. In conjunction with State Primary Care offices, HRSA determines which of these should be “shortage designations,” and therefore eligible to receive certain federal resources.  This page provides information on recent policy developments regarding shortage designations.

Recording of Nov. 1, 2018 NACHC Webinar on National Update to Auto-HPSA Scores 
Slides from Nov. 1, 2018 NACHC Webinar on National Update to Auto-HPSA Scores
Background on Auto-HPSAs and Upcoming Changes to Scores (as of 10/19/18)
NACHC FAQs on Preliminary Updates to Auto-HPSA Scores (as of 10/27/18)
HRSA’s HPSA Application and Scoring Process Webpage
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National Health Service Corps