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NHSC Accreditation

How did Essen get qualified and attained NHSC certification?

  • We are located in a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA)
  • Provide primary care medical, dental, or mental and behavioral health services
  • Provide services regardless of a patient’s ability to pay
  • Offer discounted fees to patients who qualify
  • Accept patients covered by Medicare, Medicaid, and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

What do we get/ offer as NHSC sites?

  • Assistance in the recruitment and retention of qualified and dedicated primary care providers and access to the Health Workforce Connector, where you can promote your site and post job openings.
  • Opportunities to network with other NHSC-approved sites and community organizations
  • Direct access to State Primary Care Offices that help to increase access to primary health care services in your community
  • Membership in a network of partners who are dedicated to providing care in underserved communities

Benefits:

To Providers: Receive Financial, Professional, and Personal Benefits (Loan repayment)

  • An opportunity to pay off all your student loans  with continued service
  • Access to educational, training, and networking opportunities
  • Join a community of providers with a shared desire to serve patients with limited access to health care

To Scholars: Receive Financial, Professional, and Personal Benefits

  • Tax-free payment of tuition, required fees, and other reasonable educational costs, and a monthly living stipend (taxable)
  • Assistance finding a job at a high-need, NHSC-approved site
  • Access to educational, training, and networking opportunities
  • Become part of a community of providers with a shared desire to serve patients with limited access to health care

Read more about it here

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NHSC Accreditation