Maine Rural Medical Access Program
The Rural Medical Access Program (RMAP) offers financial incentives, in the form of reimbursement of insurance premiums, to ensure the availability of doctors who provide prenatal care and deliver babies in rural and underserved communities in Maine.
Priority is given to:
- Physicians whose practices are located in federally designated Medically Underserved Areas/Populations or Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Areas, who practice at least 50% of the time in underserved areas, and whose practice includes at least 10% MaineCare patient visits
- Physicians whose practices are not located in federally designated Medically Underserved Areas/Populations or Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Areas but are located in Primary Care Analysis Areas of under 20,000 population and at least 50% of visits are patients from federally designated underserved areas and/or MaineCare
To be considered for RMAP, physicians must be practicing in an underserved area of Maine, have performed deliveries and/or provided prenatal care and have malpractice insurance for prenatal care and/or obstetrical services, all for at least the period of July 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.
$5,000 - $15,000 per physician.
Completed applications may be faxed to 207.287.5431 or mailed to:
Nicole Breton, Director
Maine Rural Health and Primary Care Program
286 Water Street, 5th Floor, #11 SHS
Augusta, Maine 04333-0011
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