Nebraska Revised Statute 71-5652

Chapter 71 Section 5652

71-5652.

Purposes of act.

The purposes of the Rural Health Systems and Professional Incentive Act are to (1) create the Nebraska Rural Health Advisory Commission and establish its powers and duties, (2) establish a student loan program that will provide financial incentives to medical, dental, master's level and doctorate-level mental health, and physician assistant students who agree to practice their profession in a designated health profession shortage area within Nebraska, (3) establish a loan repayment program that will provide financial incentives to medical residents who agree to practice their profession in a designated health profession shortage area within Nebraska, and (4) establish a loan repayment program that will require community matching funds and will provide financial incentives to eligible health professionals who agree to practice their profession in a designated health profession shortage area within Nebraska.

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