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Louisiana Tax Credit for Physicians and Dentists

Louisiana Department of Health
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Dorie Tschudy


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


Medical doctors (MD) and dentists are eligible.

Physicians must work at a practice that is not located within 20 miles of another community hospital and must be located more than 20 miles from the nearest incorporated city with a population over 30,000.

Dentists must establish a practice within a Dental Health Professional Shortage Area of the state.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Up to $5,000 per year for a maximum of 5 years.

Application process

Contact Dorie Tschudy for application information.

Tagged as
Dental workforce · Oral health · Physicians · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Louisiana

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