Ohio Physician Loan Repayment Program
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Ohio Department of Health
The Ohio Physician Loan Repayment Program offers loan
repayment assistance to primary care physicians who agree
to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA)
or Health Resource Shortage Area of Ohio, accept Medicare
and Medicaid, and otherwise see patients regardless of
ability to pay.
The following primary care specialties are eligible:
- Family Practice
- General Internal Medicine
- Internal Medicine/Pediatrics
- General Pediatrics
- Adolescent Medicine
- Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Psychiatry (General, Child and Adolescent, Geriatric)
Applicants must either be in current practice or in the
final year of training at the time of application. If
applicants have existing obligations to a government or
other entity, the obligations must be met prior to
beginning a loan repayment contract.
Amount of funding
For the first 2-year contract, selected applicants may
receive up to $25,000 annually for repayment of
outstanding medical school debt. Those who remain at
their practice sites and otherwise maintain eligibility
may be eligible to receive up to $35,000 annually for the
third and fourth years.
Links to guidance, forms, and additional resources are
available on the
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Loans, loan repayment, and loan forgiveness for health careers · Physicians · Primary care · Ohio
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