Glossary of Health Care and Medical Terms

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Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) are designated by Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) as having shortages of primary medical care, dental or mental health providers. HPSA providers can get a 10% increase on their Medicare electronic health record incentive payment. To find HPSAs, click http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/shortage/

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