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Federal Program Helps Recruit Doctors in Underserved Areas

By | October 30th, 2014|General|

Arizona needs more doctors to help take care of our residents’ various health issues but we are challenged with recruiting enough especially in the rural communities.  The National Health Service Corps has a program called the  Student to Service Loan Repayment Program which is designed to attract newly trained physicians to work in rural, underserved [...]

Medicare’s Physician Bonus Program

By | April 3rd, 2013|General|

Healthcare providers including MDs, DOs, dentists, podiatrists, psychiatrists and chiropractors that work in a Health Professional Shortage Area (and meet the requirements) can apply for the Medicare Physician Bonus Program which qualifies for a 10% reimbursement bonus if they’re providing services to Medicare beneficiaries in a medical shortage area.  Medical providers can check online to [...]

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