8 percent of the population, or more than two million people, live in a dental health professional shortage area, according to data on designated Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA) from the Kaiser Family Foundation.
What does HPSA stand for?
HPSA stands for Health Professional Shortage Area
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Eligible professionals can receive up to $44,000 over five years under the Medicare EHR Incentive Program and even more if they provide services in a health professional shortage area.
Medically underserved areas and health professional shortage areas further potentiate these barriers and contribute to delays accessing care.
It fills the gaps in the workforce not met by traditional market forces, such as the gap in health coverage where almost 20 percent of the nation's population lives in government-designated rural and urban Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA).
An increased prevalence of our population with Alzheimer's disease will create a huge workforce challenge for us as 47 of our 55 counties are designated as health professional shortage areas.
As part of a program to increase supply of primary care providers, the Health Resources and Services Administration designates geographic areas deemed to have shortages of primary medical care as county Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs).
All 10,000 plus NHSC-approved sites are located in designated Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs).
A similar 10% quarterly incentive payment will be made in 2011 to general surgeons in Health Professional Shortage Areas.