February 07, 2022
Area(s) of Interest: Physician Workforce
The CalHealthCares Loan Repayment Program application is still open and accepting applications until February 25, 2022. To help applicants with the process, CalHealthCares has been hosting webinars that provide an overview of the application, important timelines, common errors and the scoring system. The webinars conclude with a live question and answer session.
Interested applicants have one more opportunity to attend a live application webinar on February 18, 2022.
If you were unable to attend any of the live webinars, they are now available for on-demand viewing:
The CalHealthCares website also has a variety of resources for prospective applicants, including a sample business plan, FAQs and information about the forms needed to apply.
CalHealthCares provides loan repayment on educational debt for California physicians and dentists who increase access to care to Medi-Cal patients. Eligible physicians can apply for a loan repayment award of up to $300,000 in exchange for a five-year service obligation. Eligible dentists can apply for a loan repayment award of up to $300,000 in exchange for a five-year service obligation or a Practice Support Grant of up to $300,000 in exchange for a 10-year service obligation. The program is funded by Proposition 56 voter-approved, tobacco tax revenues.