Items in AFP with MESH term: Medically Underserved Area

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Physician Distribution and Access: Priorities for Physician Workforce Policy - Graham Center Policy One-Pagers

ABSTRACT: Most Primary Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) exceed federal population-to-physician designation criteria, yet struggle to maintain access to primary care physicians. Policy options for recruiting and retaining primary care physicians to HPSAs, and new HPSA criteria that support access to primary care practices, should be considered.


A Perfect Storm: Changes Impacting Medicare Threaten Primary Care Access in Underserved Areas - Graham Center Policy One-Pagers

ABSTRACT: A convergence of three policies could reduce physician Medicare payments by 14.9 to 22.3 percent in 2008, which could jeopardize access for Medicare beneficiaries in underserved areas. Congress and the Executive Branch should coordinate their roles in setting Medicare payment policy, because their overlapping decisions can have additive impact.


Title VII Is Criticial to the Community Health Center and National Health Service Corps Workforce - Graham Center Policy One-Pagers


Using Loan Abatement as a Rural Recruiting Tool - Staff Management


A New Identity for Family Physicians - Editorial


Title VII Funding is Associated with More Family Physicians and More Physicians Serving the Underserved - Graham Center Policy One-Pagers


Genomic Medicine for Underserved Minority Populations in Family Medicine - Editorials


Excess, Shortage, or Sufficient Physician Workforce: How Could We Know? - Graham Center Policy One-Pagers


The Family Physician Workforce: The Special Case of Rural Populations - Graham Center Policy One-Pagers


Physician Workforce: The Special Case of Health Centers and the National Health Service Corps - Graham Center Policy One-Pagers


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