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Louisiana Small Town Health Professionals Tax Credit

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Louisiana Department of Health
Oct 31, 2020

Yasmeen Mohammed


Louisiana Department of Health offers a tax credit for certain healthcare professionals who practice in a rural or shortage area in Louisiana. The tax credit term is a period of up to 5 years.


Eligible applicants are certified medical primary care health professionals, including:

  • Physicians who have an unrestricted license by the State of Louisiana to practice medicine
  • Dentists licensed by the State of Louisiana to practice dentistry
  • Primary care nurse practitioners licensed by the State of Louisiana
  • Primary care physician assistants
  • Optometrists

A list of specific eligibility requirements is provided on the program website.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

A nonrefundable tax credit equal to the lesser of the tax due or $3,600.

Application process

A link to the online application is available on the program website.

Tagged as
Dental workforce · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Oral health · Physician assistants · Physicians · Primary care · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Louisiana

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