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Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs)

  • By: Karen E. Peters, Sunanda Gupta, Nicole E. Stoller & Benjamin C. Mueller
  • In: Encyclopedia of Health Services Research
  • Edited by: Ross M. Mullner
  • Subject:Health Care Management, Health Services Research (general)

Health professional shortage areas (HPSAs) are geographic areas, population groups, or medical facilities that are designated by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as having a shortage of health professionals. ...

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