Iowa Admin. Code r. 641-108.3 - Eligibility criteria-establishment or expansion

To be eligible for a matching grant for the establishment or expansion of medical residency training programs, a sponsor shall satisfy the following requirements and qualifications:

(1) A sponsor shall be financially and organizationally responsible for a residency training program that is accredited by the ACGME or by the AOA.
(2) A sponsor shall demonstrate through documented financial information that funds have been budgeted and will be expended by the sponsor in the amount required to provide matching funds for each residency proposed in the request for state matching funds. A sponsor shall document this requirement by providing with its request a line-item budget showing sponsor funding amounts and state matching funds requested.
(3) A sponsor shall demonstrate a need for such residency program in the state by providing with its request for state matching funds objective evidence of such need including:
a. Workforce data, including state and federal workforce data and data from tracking databases;
b. Population data, including community health needs assessments;
c. Supply and demand data, including health professional shortage area designations; and
d. Other related research including unique community- or state-level factors which establish a need for such residency program.
(4) A sponsor shall submit with its request for state matching funds a recruitment and retention plan to encourage residents to enter practice in Iowa with a preference for health professional shortage areas and to demonstrate over time the impact on Iowa's workforce.
(5) A sponsor shall offer persons to whom a primary care residency position is awarded the opportunity to participate in a rural rotation to expose the resident to the rural areas of the state.

Notes

Iowa Admin. Code r. 641-108.3
Amended by IAB June 11, 2014/Volume XXXVI, Number 25, effective 7/16/2014. Amended by IAB September 30, 2015/Volume XXXVIII, Number 07, effective 1/13/2016 Amended by IAB December 18, 2019/Volume XLII, Number 13, effective 1/22/2020 Amended by IAB December 16, 2020/Volume XLIII, Number 13, effective 1/20/2021 Amended by IAB February 9, 2022/Volume XLIV, Number 16, effective 3/16/2022

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