HPSA (Health professional shortage area)
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently issued a notice that the annual health professional shortage area (HPSA) bonus payment file for 2018 will be made available to Medicare administrative contractors in December 2017. [MM10317]
Shortage designation: Health professional shortage areas and medically underserved areas/populations
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) homepage provides links to Health Professional Shortage Area scores, designation criteria, guidelines, as well as a database to assist with determining eligibility by state and county.
Discover the Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) application and scoring process
This publication provides information about the Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) physician bonus program.
Find ZIP codes eligible for automatic health professional shortage areas (HPSA), professional scarcity areas (PSA), and the HPSA surgical incentive payment (HSIP) payments. The modifier AQ must be appended to the procedure if not provided in a ZIP code on this list.
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) determines which U.S. areas or populations should be designated as medically underserved areas/populations (MUA/P). This helpful online resource allows providers to search for Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA) by state and county.
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