Oregon Rural Medical Practitioner's Insurance Subsidy Program

Oregon Office of Rural Health
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Linda Peppler


The Oregon Rural Medical Practitioner's Insurance Subsidy Program offers reimbursement for medical malpractice insurance policy premiums to physicians and nurse practitioners who practice in rural Oregon.


Physicians and nurse practitioners who work in rural areas and provide services to patients who use Medicare or medical assistance are eligible to apply.

Applicants are ineligible if malpractice coverage is provided through a health care facility employer.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Reimbursement is offered at the following rates:
80 percent:

  • Physicians specializing in obstetrics
  • Nurse practitioners certified for obstetric care

60 percent:

  • Physicians specializing in family or general practice who provide obstetrical services

40 percent:

  • Doctors or nurse practitioners engaging in one or more of the following practices:
    • Family practice without obstetrics
    • General practice
    • Internal medicine
    • Geriatrics
    • Pulmonary medicine
    • Pediatrics
    • General surgery
    • Anesthesiology

15 percent:

  • All other physicians and nurse practitioners
Application process

Links to the application process for physicians and nurse practitioners are available on the program website.

Medical professionals must complete an affidavit and fax it to Linda Peppler at 503.494.4798.

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Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Physicians · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Oregon

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