Are You Underserved?

If you answer yes to three or more of these questions, you very well could be in an underserved area.

First picture your medical service area:


Are You Underserved?


This question is required
  1. Do most of your physicians decline to accept Medicaid patients?

Yes
No

This question is required
  1. Do more than half of your physicians refuse to accept new patients?

Yes
No

This question is required
  1. Is the average wait time to get in for a general checkup more than 2 weeks?

Yes
No

This question is required
  1. Do your OB/GYN patients leave the county for services?

Yes
No

This question is required
  1. Have you lost a physician(s) in the last 6 months without additional coverage of those primary care hours?

Yes
No

This question is required
  1. Is it difficult to attract primary care physicians or specialists that did not grow up in your area?

Yes
No

This question is required
  1. Is it abnormally hard to retain physicians?

Yes
No

This question is required
  1. Do you use hospitalists for most of your inpatient care?

Yes
No

This question is required
  1. Is your community substantially influenced by migrant farm workers, tourists, or seasonal residents?

Yes
No

This question is required
  1. Do you consider your medical service area geographically or socio-economically isolated?

Yes
No

This question is required
  1. Do you have a substantial uninsured population?

Yes
No





HPSA Acumen Inc.  -  PO Box 274,  201 East 4th Street - 3rd Floor,  Jamestown, NY 14701

Phone: (716) 483-0888  -  Fax: (716) 487-0085