Wis. Admin. Code Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System § UWS 24.03 - Priorities among eligible applicants

Current through March 28, 2022

(1) Any health care provider who practices in an eligible practice area and who provides primary or dental care is eligible for educational loan repayment as provided in s. 36.61(4), Stats.
(2) If the cost of repaying the educational loans of all eligible applicants, when added to the cost of educational loan repayments scheduled under existing agreements, exceeds the total amount in the appropriations under s. 20.285(1) (jc) and (ks), Stats., the Board of Regents shall establish priorities among eligible applicants based upon the following considerations:

Note: Section 20.285(1) (jc) and (ks) were repealed by 2011 Wis. Act 32.

(a) Extremely high need for medical or dental care. The degree to which there is an extremely high need for medical or dental care in the eligible practice area in which the eligible applicant proposes to practice.
(b) Health care provider retention. The likelihood that an eligible applicant will remain in the eligible practice area in which he or she desires to practice after the loan repayment period.
(c) Per capita income. The per capita income of the eligible practice area in which an eligible applicant desires to practice.
(d) Financial support for health care provider recruitment and retention. The financial or other support for health care provider recruitment and retention provided by individuals, organizations or local governments in the eligible practice area in which an eligible applicant desires to practice.
(e) Geographic distribution. The geographical distribution of the health care providers who have entered into loan repayment agreements under this section and the geographical location of the eligible practice area in which an eligible applicant desires to practice.
(f) Length of service. The degree to which the medical or dental provider is new to the eligible practice area.
(g) Loan balance. The educational loan balance of the eligible applicant.
(h) Provision of medical assistance and badger care services. If already in practice, the degree to which the dental hygienist provides medical assistance and badger care services in the dental practice.

Notes

Wis. Admin. Code Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System § UWS 24.03
Cr. Register, June, 1998, No. 510, eff. 6-1-98; CR 01-157: am. (1), (2) (intro.), (a) and (f), cr. (2) (h), Register June 2002 No. 558, eff. 7-1-02; correction in (1), (2) (intro.) made under s. 13.92(4) (b) 6, 7., Stats., Register October 2011 No. 670. Amended by, 2015 Wis. Act 330 s. 20: am. (2) Register April 2016 No. 724, eff.5/1/2016

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