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The 2020 National Health Service Corps (NHSC) New Site Application is now open through Tuesday, July 21 at 11:59 p.m. ET. As an NHSC-approved site, your providers may apply for one of the loan repayment programs and you can take advantage of helpful recruitment tools like the Health Workforce Connector and Virtual Job Fairs. Learn more and start your application today!

Eligible sites include health care facilities that provide outpatient, ambulatory and primary health care services (medical, dental, and behavioral and/or substance abuse treatment) to populations residing in high-need urban and rural areas. Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) are the only eligible inpatient facilities and must be affiliated with an NHSC-approved outpatient clinic.

Basic eligibility requirements:

  • Located in and serves a federally-designated Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA)
  • Is a primary care outpatient facility (medical, dental, or behavioral)
  • Utilizes and prominently advertises a qualified discounted/sliding fee schedule for individuals at or below 200% of the federal poverty level
  • Does not deny services based on inability to pay or enrollment in Medicare, Medicaid, and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
  • Ensures access to ancillary, inpatient, and specialty care
  • Credentialing process includes query of National Practitioner Data Bank
  • Meets all requirements listed in the NHSC Site Agreement

For a complete list of eligible sites and requirements, visit the NHSC website and review the 2020 NHSC Site Reference Guide.

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Remember – the deadline to submit your application is Tuesday, July 21 at 11:59 p.m. ET.