Offering financial support to PRIMARY CARE PROVIDERS

Learn more about how you can pay back your student loans while giving back to your community.

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Loan Repayment

Primary care providers can pay off student loans while serving in communities with limited access to health care. We're accepting applications starting in January 2015.

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Scholarships

Students pursuing careers in primary care can receive scholarships for serving communities in need upon graduation and completion of training. We're accepting applications in Spring 2015.

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NHSC Sites

Clinical practice sites can recruit and retain qualified providers by becoming an NHSC-approved site. We're accepting applications starting in March 2015.

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News

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced today that because of the Affordable Care Act, $283 million has been invested in the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) in fiscal year 2014 to increase access to primary care services. Read more about how the Affordable Care Act has increased access to primary care.

Retention is on the rise. Corps members choose to remain in underserved communities after their service commitment has ended. Tells the whole story on retention, including results of a 2012 retention assessment survey, retention rates by discipline, factors affecting retention and NHSC efforts to support retention.