This findings brief discusses how states' loan repayment
programs are weathering the current economic conditions
and competition with the expanding federal National
Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program (NHSC LRP).
This brief also presents survey results from directors of
96 of the 98 identified state programs addressing
questions on year-by-year changes in the size and
composition of their workforce and budget changes.
North Carolina Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Center
Donald Pathman, Lynda Goldberg, Thomas Konrad, Kelly Kerwin, Jennifer Craft Morgan