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Primary Care Provider Loan Repayment

Wednesday, April 12, 2017


413.233, 413.127


      413.233 Primary care provider loan repayment program; rules. (1) There is created in the Oregon Health Authority the primary care provider loan repayment program for the purpose of assisting primary care providers who have committed to serving medical assistance recipients in rural or medically underserved areas of the state.
      (2) The authority shall prescribe by rule:
      (a) Participant eligibility criteria, including the types of primary care providers who may participate in the program;
      (b) The terms and conditions of participation in the program, including the duration of the term for which a participant makes a commitment under subsection (1) of this section;
      (c) The types of loans for which payments may be provided;
      (d) The priority for distribution of funds available under ORS 413.127 if the funds are insufficient to provide assistance to all of the applicants who are eligible to participate in the program; and
      (e) The financial penalties imposed on a participant who fails to complete the term of the commitment.
      (3) The authority may enter into contracts with one or more public or private entities to administer the program or parts of the program. [2013 c.177 §1]
 
      Note: See note under 413.231.
 
      413.127 Primary Care Provider Loan Repayment Fund. (1) There is established the Primary Care Provider Loan Repayment Fund in the State Treasury, separate and distinct from the General Fund. Interest earned by the Primary Care Provider Loan Repayment Fund is credited to the fund. The Primary Care Provider Loan Repayment Fund consists of moneys appropriated from the General Fund, federal moneys received for the purpose of operating the primary care provider loan repayment program and financial penalties recovered by the Oregon Health Authority from primary care providers who fail to meet their service obligations. Moneys in the Primary Care Provider Loan Repayment Fund are continuously appropriated to the authority to be used to implement and operate the primary care provider loan repayment program.
      (2) The authority may accept gifts, grants, bequests, endowments and donations from public or private sources for deposit into the Primary Care Provider Loan Repayment Fund. [2013 c.177 §2]
      Note: 413.127 is repealed January 2, 2018. See sections 9 and 12, chapter 829, Oregon Laws 2015.
 
      Note: See note under 413.105​
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