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§ 97700.35. Medically Underserved Area.

22 CA ADC § 97700.35Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

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Title 22. Social Security
Division 7. Health Planning and Facility Construction (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 14. Health Professions Education Foundation
Article 1. Definitions
22 CCR § 97700.35
§ 97700.35. Medically Underserved Area.
“Medically underserved area” means a geographic area designated by the Director of the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development which meets one of the following sets of criteria:
(a) A medical service study or urban subdivision of a medical service study area as designated by the California Health Manpower Policy Commission which has fewer than one primary care physician per 3,000 persons. Primary care physicians are licensed physicians in California who practice principally in general or family practice, general internal medicine, pediatrics or obstetrics and gynecology.
(b) A primary care health manpower shortage area as designated by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services under the authority of section 254e of Title 42 of the United States Code Annotated.
(c) A facility determined by the Director to have a shortage of nursing personnel under section 128385 of the Health and Safety Code.


Note: Authority cited: Section 128360, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Sections 128345, 128350 and 128385, Health and Safety Code.
1. New section filed 5-24-90 as an emergency; operative 5-24-90 (Register 90, No. 27). Section remains in effect pursuant to Education Code section 69801 unless amended or repealed by the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development.
2. Change without regulatory effect amending subsection (c) and Note filed 7-3-2017 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2017, No. 27).
This database is current through 4/12/24 Register 2024, No. 15.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 22, § 97700.35, 22 CA ADC § 97700.35
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