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Funding by Type: Incentives

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Kansas J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Kansas, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Kansas Office of Primary Care & Rural Health
Kentucky Hospital Business Incentives
Incentives for businesses in Kentucky in the form of tax credits, sales and use tax refunds, and cash grant reimbursements. Hospital eligibility was approved during the 2021 legislative session, and rural hospitals are encouraged to participate.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development
Louisiana Conrad State 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Louisiana, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Louisiana Department of Health
Maine J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Maine, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Maine Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Medicare Incentive Payments in Health Professional Shortage Areas
Medicare bonus payments to physicians in Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs).
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Mississippi Conrad State 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Mississippi, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Mississippi
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Mississippi Office of Rural Health
Montana J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Montana, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Montana Primary Care Office
Nebraska State 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Nebraska, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Nebraska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Nebraska Office of Rural Health
Nevada Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Nevada, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Nevada
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Nevada Department of Health and Human Services, Nevada Primary Care Office
New Hampshire J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of New Hampshire, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: New Hampshire
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, New Hampshire Rural Health & Primary Care