U. S. Department of Health & Human Services


Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) are designated by HRSA as having shortages of primary care, dental care, or mental health providers and may be geographic (a county or service area), population (e.g., low income or Medicaid eligible) or facilities (e.g., federally qualified health centers, or state or federal prisons). More about shortage areas >>

Data as of 8/19/2018

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Note: Programs that use HPSAs to determine eligibility may utilize the HPSA data to facilitate program operations. To locate National Health Service Corps (NHSC) approved sites with eligible HPSAs and the corresponding HPSA scores for use in the NHSC programs, please refer to the NHSC Jobs Center.