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Lark Delivers DPP In Health Provider Shortage Areas
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Providing broad based access to care is especially challenging considering the provider shortage facing the U.S. TheAssociation for American Medical Colleges projects that by2032, the United States could see a shortage between 46,900and 121,900 physicians. For many Americans living in what is known as a Health Provider Shortage Area (HPSA), this shortage is already a reality. HPSA is a designation indicating a shortage of primary care providers in a geographic area, and means the population-to-provider ratio is at least 3,500 to 1(or, 3,000 to 1 if there are unusually high needs in the community)...