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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Updates the Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs)

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released its updated list of designated primary medical care, mental health, and dental health professional shortage areas (HPSAs). The list highlights provider shortages by demography, geography, and institution, identifying areas in which National Health Service Corps (NHSC) professionals may serve, and entities that include clinical training sites in HPSAs may receive priority for HRSA residency training program grants.

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