Comparison of Colorado Healthcare Provider Loan Repayment Programs

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					                  Comparison of Colorado Healthcare Provider Loan Repayment Programs
                                                                                                     Amount           Community                        Contact                      Application
   Program         Funding Source        Providers Eligible                Eligibility
                                                                                                    Available           Match                        Information                    Deadlines
                                                                                                      Up to
                                                                                                $25,000/yr, tax
                                                                                                  free towards                           Erica Pearson                        Current year applications
                                                                                                    qualifying                           Denver Regional Offices              accepted on a first come,
                  Federally funded;                                 • Rural or urban           educational loans                         303-844-7876                           first served basis (no
                       federally                                                               in exchange for a
                                                                    • Any HPSA score (0-26                                                                                      deadline) until funds
                     administered;      Primary care providers                                 minimum two year                          NHSC Call Center
                                                                      during current award                                                                                    expend or July 29, 2010
                   recently received      MD or DO– (FP, IM,                                       commitment                            800.221.9393
National Health                                                       cycle)                                                                                                  due to increased stimulus
                  stimulus funding so    Ped, OB/GYN), FNP,
 Service Corps
                  will be making 2x       PA or CNM; mental         • Must have discounted     Minimum 2 year
                                                                                                                      Not required                                                      funding.
    (NHSC)                                                            fee schedule                                                       Amber Galloway Stephens
                  the normal amount      health, dental health                                   commitment                              Primary Care Office
                                                                    • Public, non-profit or                                                                                   Sites are now allowed to
                    of award as of            (DDS, RDH)
                                                                      private for profit                                                 303.692.7493                              have many more
                  June 2009, for the                                                           Subsequent years
                                                                      primary care clinics                                               amber.galloway@state.co.us              recipients than in the
                    next 16 months.                                                            funding available
                                                                                                                                                                               past. Check the website
                                                                                                after initial two
                                                                                                                                         http://nhsc.hrsa.gov/                        for details.
                                                                                                  years, up to
                                                                                                   $35,000
                                                                                                   per year
                                                                                                                                         Rural: Cherith Chapman
                                          FP, IM, OB/GYN, or        • Located in rural or                                                Colorado Rural Health Center
                                             PEDs physicians          urban underserved                                                  303.832.7493
                                         (practicing or finishing     area                                                               cc@coruralhealth.org                       Deadline:
                   Funded by The
Physician Loan    Colorado Health
                                        residency) interested in    • Preference given          Up to $50,000                                                                     March 5th, 2010
                                           practice in rural or       based on percentage                             Not required       CHC: Tanah Wagenseller
 Repayment          Foundation;                                                                 per year for 3
                                           urban underserved          of Medicaid/SCHIP,                                                 Colorado Community Health Center
   Program        administered by                                                              year commitment                                                                 Award Announcements:
                                         communities. Residents       Serving indigent/                                                  303.861.5165 x241
                  CCHN and CRHC                                                                                                                                                   April 9th, 2010
                                          from Rose, Swedish,         uninsured                                                          tanah@cchn.org
                                           and Pres/St. Luke’s      • Most safety net clinic
                                            some preference           types are eligible                                                 www.coruralhealth.org/programs/lo
                                                                                                                                         anrepayment/tchf-plrp.htm
                                                                                                                                         Cherith Chapman
                                                                                               Up to $20,000 to         Community
                  The Colorado Trust                                                                                                     Colorado Rural Health Center
                                                                                               provider per year     and/or facility
Colorado Rural       and private        Physicians, mid-levels,                                                                          3033 S Parker Rd., Suite 606
                                                                    • Rural area (contact      - ½ is from CROP      must match the                                                  Deadline:
   Outreach           donations;        mental & dental health                                                                           Aurora, CO 80014
                                                                      CRHC for definition)     and ½ is from the     award amount                                                November 1, 2009
   Program           managed by             (DDS & RDH),                                                                                 303.832.7493
   (CROP)           Colorado Rural      pharmacy, nurses, and       • Public, non-profit, or         clinic or      dollar-for- dollar
                                                                                                                                         cc@coruralhealth.org
                                                                      private institutions       community; one      to the provider                                           Spring 2010 deadline
                    Health Center            allied health
                                                                                                year commitment     giving a potential                                          yet to be announced.
                        (CRHC)                                                                                                           www.coruralhealth.org/programs/lo
                                                                                                    at a time       of $20,000/year
                                                                                                                                         anrepayment/crop.htm
                                                                                                                                         Amber Galloway Stephens
                                           Family Medicine                                                                               Primary Care Office
 State Health                            Physicians, Internists,    • Employed full-time at                                              4300 Cherry Creek Drive South         Deadlines are subject to
                    State funded                                      public or private non-
     Care                                   Pediatricians,                                          Up to                                Denver, CO 80246                     change. The deadline for
                      program;                                        profit
 Professional                             OB/GYN, NP, PA,                                       $35,000/year                                                                  the next round of funding
                   administered by                                                                                    Not required       303.692.2406
     Loan
                    Primary Care
                                           Certified Nurse-         • Located in HPSA           for minimum 2                                                                  will be late 2009/early
 Repayment                                Midwife, Licensed                                    year commitment                           amber.galloway@state.co.us                   2010, TBD.
                        Office
   Program                                  Mental Health
                                             Practitioners                                                                               http://www.cdphe.state.co.us/pp/pr
                                                                                                                                         imarycare/shplrp/
                                                                                                                                         Tricia Nickell
                                                                                                                                         4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
    Loan                                  Dentists and dental       • Rural or urban                                                     Denver, CO 80246
                                                                                                Up to $25,000
Repayment for       State funded;        hygienists who agree       • Number of                 for dentists and                         303.692.3652                         Deadline for 2010 fiscal
 Dentists and       administered          to serve medically          underserved patients                            Not required
                                                                                               $6,000 for dental                         tricia.nickell@state.co.us            year is March, 2010.
   Dental          through CDPHE             underserved              per month determines         hygienists
  Hygienists                                  populations.            level of participation                                             www.cdphe.state.co.us/pp/oralhealt
                                                                                                                                         h/DentLoan.html