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The Oregon Primary Care Office is part of the Oregon Health Authority’s Division of Health Policy and Analytics. The office provides access to critical information and data regarding health care capacity, quality, cost, and implementation of health care transformation.

Read more about the Primary Care Office.


  • New HPSA Maps available from the PCO



    New maps of Medical, Dental and Mental Health HPSAs, as of January 1, 2016 can be found here.  

  • New Requirements for J-1 Physician Waiver Program in Effect

    Oregon is considered a career destination state for the practice of primary care. To be eligible for participation in the J-1 Physician Waiver Program requires at least 40% of patients to be covered by Medicaid or Medicare, or be "low income, uninsured". To be clear whether your site meets these criteria, contact Dia Shuhart, J-1 Program Coordinator at 503-373-0364. 

Workforce Programs
Provider Resources
Data & Reports
HPSA Designation
Workforce Retention
National Health Services Corps
Become an NHSC Site
NHSC Loan Repayment Program
Medicaid Loan Repayment Program
Physician Visa Waiver Program

Migrant Health
Safety Net Clinics
Safety Net Capacity Grant Program
Health Equity
Rural Workforce Recruitment & Retention

Workforce Partners
Student Clinical Training Standards
Safety Net Database
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