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State Incentive Programs that Encourage Allied Health Professionals to Provide Care for Rural and Underserved Populations

Description
Policy brief investigating allied health incentive programs at the state level by examining their goals, policies, practices, and available data on their achievement in recruiting and retaining allied health professionals to rural and underserved areas. Nearly 70 programs were surveyed and documented that provided financial support or training opportunities for 39 different types of allied health professionals and students in return for a service commitment.
Author(s)
Malaika R. Schwartz, Davis G. Patterson, Rachelle L. McCarty
Date
12/2019
Type
Document
Organization
Center for Health Workforce Studies
Tagged as
Allied health · Policy · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Statistics and data