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Oregon Health Care Provider Loan Repayment Program

Sponsor
Oregon Office of Rural Health
Deadlines
Jan 27, 2022
Contact

503.494.4450
866.674.4376
ruralworkforce@ohsu.edu

Purpose

The Oregon Medicaid Primary Care Loan Repayment Program provides loan repayment for primary care clinicians who serve patients in underserved areas of Oregon regardless of their source of coverage or ability to pay.

Program participants must commit to a service obligation of at least 3 years.

Eligibility

Eligible licensed providers include:

  • Dentists in general or pediatric practice
  • Expanded practice dental hygienists
  • Pharmacists
  • Physicians who practice in the specialties of family medicine, general practice, general internal medicine, geriatrics, pediatrics, or obstetrics and gynecology
  • Nurse Practitioners who practice in the specialties of adult primary care, women's healthcare, geriatrics, pediatrics, psychiatric mental health, family practice, or nurse midwifery
  • Physician Assistants who practice in the specialties of family medicine, general practice, general internal medicine, geriatrics, pediatrics, or obstetrics and gynecology
  • General, child and adolescent, or geriatric psychiatrists
  • Clinical psychologists
  • Licensed clinical social workers
  • Licensed professional counselors
  • Licensed marriage and family therapists

Eligible unlicensed providers include:

  • Clinical social workers
  • Counseling or clinical psychologists
  • Professional counselors
  • Marriage and family counselors

Applicants must be providing primary care in an outpatient setting at a qualified Oregon practice site.

Geographic coverage
Oregon
Amount of funding

Full-time participants commit to a minimum of 3 years of service and receive an annual tax free award of 50% of qualifying loan debt balance, up to $50,000 for each year.

Part-time service providers commit to a minimum of 3 years and receive an annual tax free award of 25% of their qualifying loan debt balance, up to $25,000 for each year.

Application process

Links to the application forms by provider type are available on the program website.

Completed applications should be emailed to ruralworkforce@ohsu.edu or faxed to 503.494.4798.

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Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Dental workforce · Loans, loan repayment, and loan forgiveness for health careers · Maternal health and prenatal care · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Oral health · Pharmacy and prescription drugs · Pharmacy workforce · Physician assistants · Physicians · Primary care · Oregon

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