An Introduction to Accessing, Understanding, and Using Medicaid Data for HPSA Analysis


  • Scott Jones, PhD

    Manager, Primary Care Office
    Nevada Department of Health and Human Services

  • Ryan Kline

    Researcher, Primary Care Office for the State of Ohio

  • Marc Overbeck

    Director of the Oregon Primary Care Office

  • Eric Turer, MBA

    Health Systems Sr. Consultant, John Snow Inc. New Hampshire Office

  • Robert Martiniano, DrPH, MPA

    Senior Program Manager, Center for Health Workforce Studies School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY


Data Collection, Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs), Medicaid, Methodology, Resources for Primary Care Offices


Medicaid claims data are increasingly used in shortage designation analyses. The panelists discuss their experiences in acquiring Medicaid claims data, cleaning the data, identifying provider specialty, and defining visits. The webinar includes a discussion with PCO participants on their experiences using Medicaid claims data.


1 hour

Event Date

December 15, 2016