Physician Education Loan Repayment Program


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Topic Physician Education Loan Repayment Program
Background August 31 is the deadline to apply for the state Physician Education Loan Repayment Program (PELRP).
Regulating Body Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Compliance Date 8/31/2013
Consequences Physicians who agree to practice for four years in primary care Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA) can receive up to $160,000 to repay medical school loans.
Next Steps The PELRP website features a fact sheet and application for enrollment. It also has the ranking criteria used to determine which applicants the program will accept. In addition, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services website includes a search function that allows you to find out if your practice is in an HPSA by entering your street address.
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