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Louisiana Small Town Health Professionals Tax Credit

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Louisiana Department of Health
Nov 30, 2018

Alexis Foster


Louisiana Department of Health offers a tax credit for physicians, dentists, and primary care nurse practitioners who practice in a rural or shortage area in Louisiana. The tax credit term is a period of up to 5 years.


Physicians, dentists, and primary care nurse practitioners licensed in Louisiana are eligible.

Must meet the required criteria for 3 tax years:

  • Practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area or Dental Health Professional Shortage Area
  • The area is defined as rural by the Louisiana Department of Health
  • The practice accepts Medicaid and Medicare payments for services rendered
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

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

Application process

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

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

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