Minnesota State Loan Repayment Program

Minnesota State Loan Repayment Program

Loan Repayment for Primary Care Providers Practicing in Rural and Urban Health Professional Shortage Areas in Minnesota


2016 Program Information Notice (PIN) PDF

Applications for the 2016 application cycle must be faxed or postmarked by August 19, 2016. Applications must be complete with both the candidate and site forms as well as all required supporting documentation. Late and/or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Current participants:
Forms that must be completed annually are available on the Participant Forms page.


Program Purpose

The purpose of Minnesota's State Loan Repayment Program (MN SLRP) is to improve access to primary care by assisting underserved communities with recruitment and retention of primary care providers.

Administration and Funding

This program is administered by the Office of Rural Health and Primary Care, Minnesota Department of Health. Program eligibility requirements and benefits are established by federal law authorizing the State Loan Repayment Program (Section 388I of the Public Health Service Act, as amended by Public Law 101-597 and Public Law 111-148).

This project is supported by the State of Minnesota and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant HRSA-14-033, Affordable Care Act - State Loan Repayment Program, CFDA 93.165. The program is funded fifty percent by the federal grant and fifty percent by the state appropriation. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

Technical Assistance

Approved sites are responsible for recruiting their own providers within these guidelines. The Office of Rural Health and Primary Care can provide a limited amount of technical assistance through its state-funded recruitment and retention program. For technical assistance, site eligibility or a site application contact Debra Jahnke of the Office of Rural Health and Primary Care at (651) 201-3845 or (800) 366-5424 (Minnesota only) or debra.jahnke@state.mn.us.


Updated Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 02:52PM