Items in AFP with MESH term: Medically Underserved Area
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
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