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Michigan Opioid Treatment Assistance Loan Repayment Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Sponsors
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Michigan Health Endowment Fund
Deadlines
Jun 30, 2019
Contact

Megan Linton
517.335.6713
LintonM3@michigan.gov

Purpose

The Michigan Opioid Treatment Assistance Loan Repayment Program (MIOTA LRP) provides loan repayment assistance for medical providers and substance use disorder counselors to begin and expand opioid treatment in Michigan.

The program has a 2-year service obligation.

Eligibility

Applicants must have one of the following professional titles and an appropriate unencumbered license in the State of Michigan.

  • Physicians (MDs or DOs)
  • Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  • Physician Assistants (PA)
  • Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Counselors

To qualify for MIOTA LRP, applicants must do one of the following:

  • Begin offering opioid treatment in Michigan by obtaining a Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration certificate that clearly reflects the possession of a DATA 2000 Waiver
  • Be providing and expanding opioid treatment to patients in Michigan by having obtained a DEA registration certificate that clearly reflects the possession of a DATA 2000 Waiver, and in the case of physicians, will apply for a patient limit increase
  • Be a Substance Use Disorder Counselor that practices full time in an Opioid Treatment Program (OTP) or an Office-Based Opioid Treatment (OBOT) Practice

Practice sites for eligible providers may be located anywhere in the state, but priorities will be placed on sites in the counties with Michigan's highest need for opioid treatment as listed in the application instructions.

Geographic coverage
Michigan
Amount of funding

Maximum award amounts:

  • Physicians:
    • Currently does not have a DATA 2000 Waiver and will receive a DATA 2000 Waiver for a 30 patient limit by January 1, 2020 - $20,000
    • Currently has a DATA 2000 Waiver with a 30 patient limit and will receive a DATA 2000 Waiver for a 100-patient limit within the first year of the Service Obligation Period - $25,000
    • Currently has a DATA 2000 Waiver with a 100-patient limit and will receive a DATA 2000 Waiver for a 275 patient limit within the first year of the Service Obligation Period - $30,000
  • Nurse Practitioners:
    • Will complete the required training and receive a DATA 2000 Waiver by January 1, 2020 - $15,000
  • Physician Assistants:
    • Will complete the required training and receive a DATA 2000 Waiver by January 1, 2020 - $15,000
  • Substance Use Disorder Counselors:
    • Will provide full-time SUD counseling in an OTP setting or an OBOT setting - $15,000
Application process

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

Mail completed applications and required attachments to:

Megan Linton
Office of Planning Michigan
Department of Health and Human Services
South Grand Building
P.O. Box 30195
Lansing, MI 48909

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Illicit drug use · Loans, loan repayment, and loan forgiveness for health careers · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Physician assistants · Physicians · Prescription drug misuse · Substance use and misuse · Michigan



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