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Wisconsin Health Professions Loan Assistance Program 2012
Wisconsin Health Professions Loan Assistance Program 2012
Wisconsin Health Professions Loan Assistance Program 2012
Wisconsin Health Professions Loan Assistance Program 2012
Wisconsin Health Professions Loan Assistance Program 2012
Wisconsin Health Professions Loan Assistance Program 2012
Wisconsin Health Professions Loan Assistance Program 2012
Wisconsin Health Professions Loan Assistance Program 2012
Wisconsin Health Professions Loan Assistance Program 2012
Wisconsin Health Professions Loan Assistance Program 2012
Wisconsin Health Professions Loan Assistance Program 2012
Wisconsin Health Professions Loan Assistance Program 2012
Wisconsin Health Professions Loan Assistance Program 2012
Wisconsin Health Professions Loan Assistance Program 2012
Wisconsin Health Professions Loan Assistance Program 2012
Wisconsin Health Professions Loan Assistance Program 2012
Wisconsin Health Professions Loan Assistance Program 2012
Wisconsin Health Professions Loan Assistance Program 2012
Wisconsin Health Professions Loan Assistance Program 2012
Wisconsin Health Professions Loan Assistance Program 2012
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  • 1. Randy MunsonKevin JacobsonFebruary 16, 2012
  • 2. February 16, 2012 Randy MunsonWisconsin Office of Rural Health
  • 3. Family Medicine 92 58 rural 26 HPSAInternal Med 41 20 rural 5 HPSAPediatric Med 11 5 rural 2 HPSAOb/Gyn 6 2 rural 3 HPSAGeneral Surgery 15 12 rural 2 HPSAOrthopedic Surgery 15 10 rural 2HPSAPsychiatry 22 6 rural 6 HPSA
  • 4. February 16, 2012 Kevin JacobsonWisconsin Office of Rural Health
  • 5. • Createdin 1989 to address workforce shortages inunderserved rural and urban communities•Awards up to $100,000 for education loanrepayment in return for three years of service in anunderserved area
  • 6. • Physicians (MD or DO) providing primary care(FP, IM, Peds, OB) and Psychiatrists•Dentists, Hygienists, NPs, PAs, CNMs•Working full time in a Health ProfessionalShortage Area, a federally qualified healthcenter, tribal health center or rural site for threeyears •Full time: 32 clinic hours/week, 45 weeks/year (21 hours/week for OB)
  • 7. Physicians are eligible for either:•Up to $50,000 if practicing in a HPSA, or•Up to an additional $50,000, if practicing in a ruralHPSA, for a total potential award of $100,000, or•Up to $50,000 if practicing in a rural area but not in aHPSA. •Rural: population less than 20,000 and at least 15 miles from anywhere that has a population of 20,000+
  • 8. • Three annual payments• Two party check to you and your lender• All awards are state and federal income tax exempt and require a three year service obligation
  • 9. Federal designation based on data provided by theWisconsin Department of Health ServicesDesignation based on: • Population : Provider Ratio • Poverty level • Distance to nearest provider • Specific need factors (high % elderly, alcohol use, etc.)The majority are rural
  • 10. Future Need for Providers
  • 11. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration http://hpsafind.hrsa.gov/
  • 12. • Find a job in an eligible WI location (HPSA, CHC, etc.)• Online application up to 60 days before start date • Proof of education • Loan promissory note and current balance • A letter from your employer detailing their commitment to your retention• Currently no application deadline
  • 13. 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 *Physicians 6 6 4 8 18 2 Dentists 1 7 8 2 7 4NPs, PAs, 7 4 6 6 4 1 CNMsHygienists 3 1 1 2 Rural 14 13 17 14 27 5 Urban 3 4 2 3 2 4
  • 14. Health Professions Loan Assistance Program:http://www.worh.org/hplap_infoNational Health Service Corps:http://nhsc.hrsa.gov/Indian Health Service:http://www.ihs.gov/careers/displaypage.cfm?module=loanrepay&titlescore=4
  • 15. What questions do you have?
  • 16. Kevin Jacobson kmjacobson2@wisc.edu Randy Munson rlmunson@wisc.edu Wisconsin Office of Rural HealthUniversity of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

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