U. S. Department of Health & Human Services

Online processing of shortage designation applications suspended

Daily updates of Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) data have been suspended and HPSA scores locked for the National Health Service Corps and NURSE Corps Loan Repayment Programs’ new award application cycle. Daily HPSA data updates are scheduled to resume in Spring 2016. Please direct any questions to your State Primary Care Office and/or the appropriate Shortage Designation Project Officer.

Rural Health Grants Eligibility Analyzer

Health care providers who are located in geographic areas that are defined as Rural are eligible to apply for Rural Health Grants. Choose a State and County to check for eligibility status.

Check Rural Health Grants Eligibility: Please select a State and County.

For more information, contact the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy at 301-443-0835, or see: