ARRA State Loan Repayment Program

For medically underserved populations, as funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA).

To increase the availability of primary health care in health professional shortage areas (HPSAs) by assisting States in operating programs for the repayment of educational loans of
health professionals in return for their practice in HPSAs.
Examples of Funded Projects

Fiscal Year 2008: 93.

165, State Loan Repayment Program; 93.162, National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program; 93.364, Nursing Student Loans; 93.908, Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program.

Fiscal Year 2009: 93.

165, State Loan Repayment Program; 93.162, National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program; 93.364, Nursing Student Loans; 93.908, Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program.

Fiscal Year 2010: 93.

165, State Loan Repayment Program; 93.162, National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program; 93.364, Nursing Student Loans; 93.908, Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program.


Agency - Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services is the Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

Elsie Quinones, Acting Chief, Geriatrics and Public Health Branch, Division of Diversity and Interdisciplinary Education, Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 9-36, Rockville, MD 20857.

Telephone: 301-443-5244 and Email equinones@hrsa.gov.