Under contract with the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH), CHWS works with health care facilities, communities, and providers to develop federally designated shortage area applications for Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) and Medically Underserved Areas and Populations (MUAs/Ps). CHWS also provides technical assistance on the designation process, current designation rules, service obligated programs, and on other questions related to shortage designations.
CHWS provides educational documents and other helpful resources to assist other states developing their health professional shortage areas.
CHWS provides assistances to other states or interested organizations in developing their health professional shortage areas or analyzing health workforce supply and demand.
Videos & Tutorials
CHWS develops many educational videos and tutorials to assist other states developing their health professional shortage areas. Click here to view our videos and tutorials