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Rural Health
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.

Wyoming J-1 Conrad 30 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Wyoming, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Wyoming
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Wyoming Department of Health, Wyoming Office of Rural Health
Ohio J-1 Visa Waiver Program Inactive
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Ohio, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Ohio
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2021
Sponsor: Ohio Department of Health
Rural Health Care Telecommunications Program Inactive
Assistance to healthcare providers for eligible expenses related to telecommunications and voice services for the use of telemedicine and telehealth.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2021
Sponsor: Universal Service Administrative Company
Rural Healthcare Connect Fund Inactive
Provides assistance to healthcare providers for eligible expenses related to broadband connectivity at a flat discounted rate of 65%. Participants can apply as a member of a consortium or a stand-alone entity.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2021
Sponsor: Universal Service Administrative Company
Maine Rural Medical Access Program Inactive
Financial incentives, in the form of reimbursement of insurance premiums, to ensure the availability of doctors who provide prenatal care and deliver babies in rural and underserved communities in Maine.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: May 3, 2021
Sponsors: Maine Bureau of Insurance, Maine Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Connecticut J-1 Visa Waiver Program Inactive
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Connecticut, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Connecticut
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2021
Sponsor: Connecticut Department of Public Health
South Carolina Rural Physician Incentive Grant Program Inactive
Cash incentive awards for physicians and advanced practice professionals who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of South Carolina.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2021
Sponsor: South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium
Maine Certification Program for Dental Care Tax Credit Inactive
Tax credit for dentists working in underserved areas of Maine who are paying outstanding student loans.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Feb 18, 2021
Sponsor: Maine Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Maine Certification Program for Primary Care Tax Credit Inactive
Tax credit for eligible primary care professionals working in underserved areas of Maine who are paying outstanding student loans.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Feb 18, 2021
Sponsor: Maine Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Maryland Income Tax Credit for Preceptors in Areas with Health Care Workforce Shortages Inactive
Tax credit of $1,000 per student for physicians and nurse practitioners serving as preceptors in underserved areas of Maryland.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Jan 5, 2021
Sponsor: Maryland Department of Health