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Find Shortage Areas

Health Professional Shortage Areas

HPSAs & MUAs/Ps by Address

HPSAs by State & County

HPSAs Eligible for the Medicare Physician Bonus Payment

NHSC Jobs Center health professions job opportunities at NHSC-approved sites in designated HPSAs. The National Health Service Corps uses HPSA data as of a certain data. To find approved National Health Service Corps sites and their HPSA scores, please use the NHSC Jobs Center.

Medically Underserved Areas and Populations

MUAs/Ps by State & County


These programs benefit HPSAs and MUAs/Ps

Health Center Program grants support access to primary care in underserved areas

Rural Health Clinic Program provides cost-based reimbursement from Medicare and Medicaid

Medicare HPSA Bonus Payment provides reimbursement to physicians in underserved areas

National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment and Scholarship Programs helps underserved communities recruit and retain primary medical, dental and mental/behavioral health professionals

Indian Health Service Scholarship Program supports health professions students who will work in IHS facilities after graduation

Exchange Visitor Program enables foreign physicians to obtain J-1 visas and work in shortage areas

Conrad State 30 Program allows States 30 J-1 visa waivers each year in exchange for service in a shortage area