The National Wellbeing Administration Corps: Serving the Country's Underserved Groups For a long time and Checking….


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The National Wellbeing Administration Corps: Serving the Country's Underserved Groups For a long time and Numbering… Foundation Reason: "… disposing of wellbeing labor deficiencies in wellbeing proficient lack regions," [Section 331(a)(1), PHS Act] Mission:
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The National Health Service Corps: Serving the Nation’s Underserved Communities For 35 Years and Counting…

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Background Purpose: “…eliminating wellbeing labor deficiencies in wellbeing proficient lack areas,” [Section 331(a)(1), PHS Act] Mission: The NHSC Assists Communities in Health Professional Shortage Areas in the Recruitment of Clinicians Through Scholarships and Loan Repayment Contracts in Return for Service in Underserved Communities of Greatest Need Impact: Since 1972, More than 28,000 Primary Care, Oral, and Mental and Behavioral Health Clinicians have Served As of 2000, 52% of NHSC Clinicians Continue to Serve the Underserved up to 15 Years After Fulfilling the Service Commitment

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Today The NHSC has put more than 27,000 committed essential medicinal services clinicians in Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs). Right now 4,000 NHSC clinicians serve in provincial and urban groups across the country, serving 5 million individuals. More than 50 million individuals still need access to human services in the United States. NHSC\'s fleeting consistency standards have found the middle value of 76% to 80%

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Legislative Landmarks 1970: Emergency Health Personnel Act - Establishes NHSC 1972: Emergency Health Personnel Act Amendments - Creates Health Manpower Shortage Areas (HMSAs) -Establishes NHSC Scholarship Program 1976: Health Professional Education Assistance Act - Requires NHSC Clinicians be set in HMSAs (later, HPSAs) 1987: NHSC Loan Repayment Program Authorized 1990: NHSC Reauthorized 2002: NHSC Reauthorized - Increased Funding Flexibility for Scholarships/Loan Repayments 2004: American Jobs Creation Act - Made Loan Repayments Tax Exempt

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NHSC Scholarship Program Minimum Two Year Service Commitment Scholars Receive Full Tuition, Fees, Stipend Current Eligibility: Allopathic and Osteopathic restorative understudies (who consent to enter essential consideration residencies) Dental understudies (general dentistry) Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Certified Nurse Midwifery students

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NHSC Loan Repayment Program Minimum Two Year Service Commitment with a beginning grant of up to $50,000 Clinician Receives up to $35,000/Year to Repay Educational Loans Current Eligibility: Allopathic and Osteopathic Primary Care Physicians General Dentists/Dental Hygienists Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Certified Nurse Midwives Clinical Psychologists, Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, Psychiatric Nurse Specialists, Licensed Professional Counselors, and Psychiatrists

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What does the NHSC do? Gives expanded access to essential human services administrations Provides quality, socially able consideration to those most in need.

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HPSA SCORING MENTAL HEALTH SEVEN FACTORS-26 POINTS MAXIMUM POPULATION TO PROVIDER RATIO 1-8 POINTS , VARIES FOR PSYCHIATRISTS OF CORE MH PROVIDERS % Below POVERTY 1-5 POINTS DISTANCE/TIME TO NEAREST SOURCE OF CAR 1-5 POINTS YOUTH DEPENDENCY RATIO: 0-3 POINTS ELDERLY DEPENDENCY RATIO: 0-3 POINTS SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVALENCE: 1 POINT MAX ALCOHOL ABUSE PREVALENCE: 1 POINT MAX

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How Can I figure out Where HPSAS Are?? HRSA GEOSPATIAL WAREHOUSE http://datawarehouse.hrsa.gov/Quick Access Reports Find Shortage Areas HPSAs by State and County Note: Advanced choice will give dates of assignments too THESE DATA ARE UPDATED DAILY OR ALMOST DAILY, SO THEY REFLECT DESIGNATIONS AS THEY ARE COMPLETED. THIS IS THE BEST WAY TO CHECK ON THE STATUS OF A HPSA

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HPSAFIND

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How Do I Find Out If a Site is in a HPSA ? http://datawarehouse.hrsa.gov/Quick Access Reports Find Shortage Areas HPSA By Address

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HPSA FIND BY ADDRESS

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NHSC 2009: Key Facts In return for grants or help paying off their understudy advances, more than 28,000 essential consideration clinicians have served in the Corps in each state, ownership and domain of the United States. Today, 3,800 NHSC doctors, dental specialists, hygienists, medical caretakers, and mental and behavioral wellbeing experts treat somewhere in the range of 4 million patients in underserved groups across the nation.

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NHSC 2009: Key Facts (cont’d) Six out of 10 of NHSC clinicians are posted in rustic America, where they frequently are the main essential consideration suppliers in the zone. Almost eight out of 10 NHSC clinicians keep on working in underserved groups past their introductory two-year responsibilities. After five years, seven out of 10 are still at work.

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NHSC: Initiatives Part-time administration (FY2010) Oral Health Initiative (FY09) Information Management System Solution Online Job Opportunities System Re-outline of NHSC site

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Strengthening the Primary Care Workforce American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)

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ARRA Statutory and Conference Report Language

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NHSC ARRA Budget Recruitment NHSC Appropriations for Recruitment $240 million Recruitment Line NHSC SP (10% statutory prerequisite) $ 24 NHSC LRP $196 SLRP (Administered by BHPr) $ 20

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Principles Strong heath care workforce is the lynchpin to a viable medicinal services framework Primary consideration clinicians are the first line of resistance to anticipate illness and incapacity; the wellbeing\'s base consideration framework Facilitate work opportunities and give motivations to essential consideration clinicians to work in the Nation’s underserved groups Educate and train the up and coming era of clinicians One-time speculation will: Stimulate production of essential consideration clinician and different employments Increase human services administrations to the Nation’s underserved populaces

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ARRA NHSC Recruitment Challenge Expend $Millions to Save $Billions Challenge: Recruit an extra 4,200 essential consideration clinicians Result: 8,722 years of administration 4,519,200 patients with access to essential consideration administrations 18,076,800 patient visits .:t

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