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Mental Health Professional Shortage Areas (Mental HPSAs)

 

 

 

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Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas (Dental HPSAs)

 

 

 

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Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Areas (Primary Care HPSAs)

 

Shortage Designations

The Division of Social Epidemiology, through the Virginia Primary Care Office, develops reviews and submits applications for federally designated shortage areas. A large and diverse number of state and federal programs reference these shortage areas to determine eligibility, the amount of awards, and for other purposes. There are several types of shortage areas, covering different specialties, and targeting different constituents.

Shortage Area Types:

  • Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA)
  • Medically Under-served Areas/Populations (MUA/P)
  • Governor Designation

Shortage Area Specialties:

  • Primary Care
  • Dental Health
  • Mental Health

Shortage Area Targets:

  • Geographic Areas
  • Populations
  • Facilities

Examples of Programs that reference shortage areas:

  • Medicare Bonus Payment Program
  • National Health Service Corps
  • Virginia State Loan Repayment
  • J-1 Visa Program
  • NURSE Corps
  • Federally Qualified Health Centers
  • Rural Health Clinics

For more information about Virginia’s shortage areas contact Anna Riggan at anna.riggan@vdh.virginia.gov

New Designated Shortage Designations

HPSA ID  Designation Name Discipline Designation Type  Score Date Approved by HRSA
7517829812 SMH-Virginia Center for Behavioral Rehabilitation  Mental Health  State/County Mental Hospital  20  3/8/2017
6516982887 LI-Richmond City  Dental Health  Low Income Population HPSA  17  3/20/2017
1513747790 Shenandoah-Page  Primary Care  Hpsa Geographic  9  3/20/2017
6512289771 Amelia County  Dental Health  Hpsa Geographic High Needs  4  4/5/2017
6511617983 LI-Charlotte County  Dental Health Low Income Population HPSA 17  4/5/2017
6515919955 Bath County Dental Health  Hpsa Geographic High Needs  5  4/13/2017
6511228962 LI-Appomattox County  Dental Health  Low Income Population HPSA  18  5/1/2017
6519091529 Craig County Dental Health  Hpsa Geographic High Needs  13  5/1/2017
6519170195 LI-Lunenburg County Dental Health Low Income Population HPSA 18 5/8/2017
6515782170 Page County Dental Health Hpsa Geographic 15 5/8/2017
6516925099 LI-Amherst County Dental Health Low Income Population HPSA 15 5/8/2017
6514879743 Halifax County Dental Health Hpsa Geographic 14 5/11/2017
6516048317 LI Buckingham/Cumberland Counties Dental Health Low Income Population HPSA 20 5/11/2017
6512065626 LI-Bland/Giles Counties Dental Health Low Income Population HPSA 16 5/11/2017
6518660606 LI – Grayson and Carroll Counties/Galax City Dental Health Low Income Population HPSA 18 5/11/2017
6515226679 LI – Surry/Sussex Counties Dental Health Low Income Population HPSA 18 5/12/2017
6519826965 LI – Alleghany County/Covington City Dental Health Low Income Population HPSA 17 5/12/2017
1511049033 LI-Alleghany County/Covington City Primary Care Low Income Population HPSA 12 5/12/2017
6512331077 LI – Rockbridge County/Lexington City/BuenaVista City Dental Health Low Income Population HPSA 17 5/12/2017
6518442065 Patrick County Dental Health Hpsa Geographic High Need 20 5/17/2017
6517458045 LI – Augusta County/ Waynesboro City/ Staunton City Dental Health Low Income Population HPSA 16 5/17/2017
6515948190 LI – Franklin County Dental Health Low Income Population HPSA 16 5/17/2017
6518148673 LI – Essex/Richmond Counties Dental Health Low Income Population HPSA 16 5/18/2017
6514998689 LI – Henry County/Martinsville City Dental Health Low Income Population HPSA 17 5/18/2017
6515110934 LI-Prince Edward County Dental Health Low Income Population HPSA 18 5/23/2017
6518885992 LI – Nelson County  Dental Health  Low Income Population HPSA  15  5/23/2017