Service Obligated Programs Database

Indian Health Service Loan Repayment

Summary:The Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program is a service-obligated program, which provides loan repayment for clinicians who practice in health facilities serving American Indian and Alaska Native communities. 

Agency:U.S. Indian Health Service

Sponsor:United States

Program Type:Loan Repayment

Length of Service:Minimum of two year commitment

Type of Designation Required:Primary care, dental health, or mental health HPSA

Minimum HPSA Score Required:17

Place of Service Obligation:Health facility serving American Indian or Alaskan Native communities

Health Professionals Supported:Advanced practice nurses, audiologists, clinical psychologists, dental hygienists, dentists, licensed mental health counselors, medical laboratory technologists, occupational therapists, optometrists, pharmacists, physical therapists, physician assistants, psychologists, physicians, registered dietician/nutritionists, registered nurses (BSN), social workers, and speech-language pathologists

Additional Information:Applicants may extend service period until qualified debt is repaid.

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