skip to content
Thank you for visiting First Coast Service Options' Medicare provider website. This website is intended exclusively for Medicare providers and health care industry professionals to find the latest Medicare news and information affecting the provider community.
To enable us to present you with customized content that focuses on your area of interest, please select your preferences below:
Select which best describes you:
Select your location:
Select your line of business:
This website provides information and news about the Medicare program for health care professionals only. All communication and issues regarding your Medicare benefits are handled directly by Medicare and not through this website. Information for Medicare beneficiaries is only available on the medicare.gov website.
En Español
Text Size:
Send a link to this page
[Multiple email adresses must be separated by a semicolon.]

HPSA (Health professional shortage area)

Modified: 9/10/2017
Discover the Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) application and scoring process
Modified: 8/30/2017
This publication provides information about the Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) physician bonus program.
Modified: 8/3/2017
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.
Modified: 6/9/2017
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.
Modified: 4/7/2017
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.
First Coast Service Options (First Coast) strives to ensure that the information available on our provider website is accurate, detailed, and current. Therefore, this is a dynamic site and its content changes daily. It is best to access the site to ensure you have the most current information rather than printing articles or forms that may become obsolete without notice.