Minnesota State Loan Repayment Program

Minnesota State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP)

Loan repayment for primary care providers practicing in rural and urban Health Professional Shortage Areas in Minnesota


Program Administrator: Primary Care Office Coordinator, Deb Jahnke, 651-201-3845 or debra.jahnke@state.mn.us
Eligible Licensed Health Professionals: PC Physicians (MD or DO), Dentists, Dental Hygienists, CNMs, NPs, PAs, Clinical Psychologists, Licensed Independent Clinical Social Workers, Psychiatrists, Licensed Professional Counselors, Psychiatric Nurse Specialists, Marriage & Family Therapists
Minimum Service Obligation: 2 years
Annual Repayment Amount: $20,000
Applications: Currently closed, next cycle expected to open May 2017
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.
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.
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:

Primary Care Office Coordinator Debra Jahnke

Minnesota Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
(651) 201-3845 or (800) 366-5424 (Minnesota only)

debra.jahnke@state.mn.us

 

Updated Wednesday, November 02, 2016 at 11:22AM