Currently, 76 percent of all medical school graduates have education debt, with an average debt of $190,000 per person. Increasingly, this means that debt for new physicians hangs over everything in their lives. Certain programs, including government income-based repayment plans and debt-forgiveness programs, are designed to help make student debt less burdensome.
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Texas Medical Association Insurance Trust (TMAIT) offers a long-term disability coverage that helps pay student loan debt for members receiving disability benefits. For more information, explore TMAIT coverage options or speak with an adviser by calling 1-800-880-8181.
Services and information from third parties, including refinancing vendors and other organizations listed on this page, are provided as a resource and have not been approved or endorsed by TMA. TMA shall have no liability for any use or reliance by a user on these third-party websites. Please consult your financial adviser, attorney, or CPA for information on how refinancing or consolidating student loans might affect your personal finances.
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