CHA News Article

Allied Healthcare Loan Repayment Program Expanded

The Allied Healthcare Loan Repayment program has been expanded to 35 counties participating in the County Medical Services Program (CMSP). Eligible applicants may qualify to receive loan repayment benefits of up to $16,000 in exchange for a one-year service obligation providing direct patient care at a qualified and contracted facility.

The program aims to encourage allied health care professionals to work in underserved areas of California. The program includes over two dozen approved allied health professions; a complete listing of CMSP approved professions is available at www.oshpd.ca.gov/HPEF.

The application cycle closes Nov.18. For questions or assistance with the application process, contact the Health Professions Education Foundation at (916) 326-3640.

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