State Repayment Programs for Health Care Education Loans
Studied state loan repayment and direct financial incentive programs for health professionals, requiring clinical service in underserved communities or practices. Analyzed types of programs by state and types and number of clinicians serving through loan repayment and financial incentive programs.
Author(s): Donald E. Pathman, Lynda Goldberg, Thomas R. Konrad, Jennifer Craft Morgan Citation: JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association, 310(18), 1982-1984 Date: 11/2013 Type: Document view details
Office of Rural Health Policy Rural Guide to Health Professions Funding
Includes information to increase rural healthcare
providers' familiarity with the broad range of Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) workforce funding. Describes multiple HRSA grant programs and how they can work together to address the continuing multi-faceted rural healthcare delivery challenges. Covers grant initiatives in other federal departments.
Date: 05/2012 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy view details
COGME Twentieth Report: Advancing Primary Care
Makes recommendations related to the ideal number of
primary care physicians, primary care physician
reimbursement, financial aid programs, as well as physician
education and distribution. Addresses rural and underserved
areas, Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), and community health
Author(s): Jerry Kruse, Mark Kelley, Tom Keane, et al. Date: 12/2010 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Council on Graduate Medical Education view details
Access, Health, and Wealth: The Impact of the National Health Service Corps in Rural America, 1970-2000
Examines 30 years of the National Health Service Corps' (NHSC) operation and its impact on rural America. Provides a detailed breakdown of healthcare professional providers who participated in the program, and includes information on mortality rates and self-reported health status for people living in rural Health Professional Shortage Area counties that were staffed with NHSC physicians. Also provides data on the economic impact for communities with NHSC personnel for selected states.
Author(s): George Fryer, Jessica McCann, Martey Dodoo, et al. Date: 09/2006 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Robert Graham Center view details