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Page 1 of 1 211.165 Program for repayment of educational loans for primary health-care professionals who agree to serve in federally designated health professional <br>shortage areas. The Cabinet for Health and Family Services shall establish a loan repayment program to <br>repay educational loans for primary health-care professionals who agree to serve in <br>federally designated health professional shortage areas. The program shall: <br>(1) Apply for federal funds for the program under the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. sec. 254g-1); (2) Make payments of qualifying educational loans of health professionals agreeing to provide primary health services in federally designated health professional shortage <br>areas; (3) Assign health professionals only to public and private nonprofit entities; <br>(4) Enter into contracts with participants with remedies for breach of contract by the health professional; and (5) Make available nonfederal contributions towards contracts with individual health professionals in an amount not less than one dollar (&#36;1) for each one dollar (&#36;1) of <br>federal funds provided. In meeting this matching fund requirement, the state shall <br>provide fifty percent (50%) of the state's share from state funds, and the remaining <br>fifty percent (50%) shall be provided from local governments or other community-<br>based resources from the area in which the health professional will be serving. Effective: June 20, 2005 <br>History: Amended 2005 Ky. Acts ch. 99, sec. 342, effective June 20, 2005. -- Amended 1998 Ky. Acts ch. 426, sec. 286, effective July 15, 1998. -- Created 1994 Ky. Acts <br>ch. 512, Part 1., sec. 115, effective July 15, 1994.

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Page 1 of 1 211.165 Program for repayment of educational loans for primary health-care professionals who agree to serve in federally designated health professional <br>shortage areas. The Cabinet for Health and Family Services shall establish a loan repayment program to <br>repay educational loans for primary health-care professionals who agree to serve in <br>federally designated health professional shortage areas. The program shall: <br>(1) Apply for federal funds for the program under the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. sec. 254g-1); (2) Make payments of qualifying educational loans of health professionals agreeing to provide primary health services in federally designated health professional shortage <br>areas; (3) Assign health professionals only to public and private nonprofit entities; <br>(4) Enter into contracts with participants with remedies for breach of contract by the health professional; and (5) Make available nonfederal contributions towards contracts with individual health professionals in an amount not less than one dollar (&#36;1) for each one dollar (&#36;1) of <br>federal funds provided. In meeting this matching fund requirement, the state shall <br>provide fifty percent (50%) of the state's share from state funds, and the remaining <br>fifty percent (50%) shall be provided from local governments or other community-<br>based resources from the area in which the health professional will be serving. Effective: June 20, 2005 <br>History: Amended 2005 Ky. Acts ch. 99, sec. 342, effective June 20, 2005. -- Amended 1998 Ky. Acts ch. 426, sec. 286, effective July 15, 1998. -- Created 1994 Ky. Acts <br>ch. 512, Part 1., sec. 115, effective July 15, 1994.

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Statutes > Kentucky > 211-00 > 165

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Page 1 of 1 211.165 Program for repayment of educational loans for primary health-care professionals who agree to serve in federally designated health professional <br>shortage areas. The Cabinet for Health and Family Services shall establish a loan repayment program to <br>repay educational loans for primary health-care professionals who agree to serve in <br>federally designated health professional shortage areas. The program shall: <br>(1) Apply for federal funds for the program under the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. sec. 254g-1); (2) Make payments of qualifying educational loans of health professionals agreeing to provide primary health services in federally designated health professional shortage <br>areas; (3) Assign health professionals only to public and private nonprofit entities; <br>(4) Enter into contracts with participants with remedies for breach of contract by the health professional; and (5) Make available nonfederal contributions towards contracts with individual health professionals in an amount not less than one dollar (&#36;1) for each one dollar (&#36;1) of <br>federal funds provided. In meeting this matching fund requirement, the state shall <br>provide fifty percent (50%) of the state's share from state funds, and the remaining <br>fifty percent (50%) shall be provided from local governments or other community-<br>based resources from the area in which the health professional will be serving. Effective: June 20, 2005 <br>History: Amended 2005 Ky. Acts ch. 99, sec. 342, effective June 20, 2005. -- Amended 1998 Ky. Acts ch. 426, sec. 286, effective July 15, 1998. -- Created 1994 Ky. Acts <br>ch. 512, Part 1., sec. 115, effective July 15, 1994.

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