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TITLE 19EDUCATION
PART 1TEXAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD
CHAPTER 23EDUCATION LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAMS
SUBCHAPTER DLOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM FOR MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
RULE §23.98Eligibility for Disbursement of Loan Repayment Assistance

To be eligible to receive loan repayment assistance, a mental health provider must:

  (1) have completed one, two, three, four, or five consecutive years of practice in an MHPSA providing direct patient care to Medicaid enrollees and/or CHIP enrollees, if the practice serves children, or to persons committed to a secure correctional facility operated by or under contract with the Texas Juvenile Justice Department or its successor or in a secure correctional facility operated by or under contract with any division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice or its successor;

  (2) after an award is disbursed for a third consecutive year of service, a psychiatrist must have earned certification from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology or the American Osteopathic Board of Psychiatry and Neurology to qualify for continued loan repayment assistance; and

  (3) if applying for SLRP funds, have met any additional requirements stated in the completed SLRP application for enrollment.


Source Note: The provisions of this §23.98 adopted to be effective November 12, 2015, 40 TexReg 7818; amended to be effective February 22, 2016, 41 TexReg 1232; transferred effective December 15, 2016, as published in the Texas Register November 25, 2016, 41 TexReg 9341; amended to be effective May 22, 2019, 44 TexReg 2456

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