Loan Repayment Programs
Several programs and services are available to assist health professionals,
clinics, hospitals, and health care providers improve access to health care
services, by helping the health professional and practice site find a
successful match. This includes, but is
not limited to student loan repayment assistance for certain health
professionals who agree to work in underserved areas. You can find additional information on our FAQ page.
Health Service Corps (NHSC):
NHSC provides financial incentives to students
& clinicians in exchange for practicing at pre-approved NHSC sites located
in Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs).
The TPCO provides assistance facilities who want to become approved NHSC
sites. Additional information on the
programs and resources offered by the NHSC can be found on their website at http://nhsc.hrsa.gov.
administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB):
Additional information, on the programs
administered by the THECB including application procedures for each program is
available at http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/lrp
The PELRP provides loan repayment funds
for physicians who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area
(HPSA) for at least four years.
Participating physicians must provide health care services to recipients
enrolled in Medicaid and the Texas Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Also, up to ten physicians per year may qualify
by serving patients in a Texas Juvenile Justice Department or Texas Department
of Criminal Justice facility.
LRPMHP provides loan repayment funds to encourage certain mental health
professionals to provide services in designated Mental Health Professional
Shortage Areas (MHPSAs) for at least 5 years.
The DELRP provides loan repayment funds on
an annual basis to recruit and retain qualified dentists to provide
dental services in Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas (DHPSAs) of
Texas. Additional information is available at http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/lrp.
purpose of the St. David's Foundation Public Health Corps Loan Repayment
Program is to recruit and retain qualified primary care and behavioral health providers
at eligible sites located in the five-county area served by the
administered by the State Office of Rural Health (SORH):
assists rural communities in recruiting health care providers, other than
physicians, to practice in their community by providing partial student loan
reimbursements or stipend payments to non-physicians for 1 year of service.
administered by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Bureau
of Health Workforce (BHW):
NURSE Corps provide federal loan repayment
program for registered nurses and advance nurse practitioners working at
Critical Shortage Facilities located in Health Professional Shortage Areas.
FLRP helps eligible health professions
faculty from disadvantaged backgrounds to repay their student loans.
Please note the Children's Medicaid Loan Repayment
Program (CMLRP) is no longer funded.