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Maine Certification Program for Primary Care Tax Credit

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Maine Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Feb 18, 2022

Erica Dyer


This program provides a tax credit for eligible primary care professionals working in underserved areas of Maine who are paying outstanding student loans.


Eligible applicants are primary care professionals working in underserved areas of Maine, including:

  • Physician M.D.
  • Doctor of Osteopathy D.O.
  • Physician Assistant P.A.
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse A.P.R.N.
  • Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist C.N.S.
  • Certified Nurse Midwife C.N.M.
  • Certified Nurse Practitioner C.N.P
  • Registered Nurse R.N.
  • Licensed Practical Nurse L.P.N.

Additional eligibility requirements may be found in the Maine Legislature Statutes.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

The income tax credit claimed may not exceed:

  • $6,000 in the first year of certification
  • $9,000 in the second year
  • $12,000 in the third year
  • $15,000 in the fourth year
  • $18,000 in the fifth year

10 professionals will be certified each year.

Application process

Links to application instructions and the application form are available on the program website.

Applications must be postmarked between January 15, 2022 and February 18, 2022. Mail completed applications to:

Director, Rural Health and Primary Care Program
Maine Center for Disease Control
11 State House Station
Augusta, Maine 04333-0011

Tagged as
Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Nurses · Physician assistants · Physicians · Primary care · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Maine

Organizations (1)

  • Maine Office of Rural Health and Primary Care, view details

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