County Medical Services Program (CMSP) Loan Repayment Program(LRP)

The County Medical Services Program (CMSP) Governing Board in partnership with the State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP) assists with the repayment of qualified educational loans for primary care healthcare professionals who provide healthcare services at an approved site located in the 35 CMSP counties.

As a special application cycle, the County Medical Services Program (CMSP) has partnered with the State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP) to assist eligible applicants repay qualified educational loans.


Application Cycle

Program Cycle Dates More Information Application
CMSP LRP Open January 30, 2018
Close March 30, 2018
Participating Counties
Eligibility Requirements
Closed

Participating CMSP Counties

  1. Alpine
  2. Amador
  3. Butte
  4. Calaveras
  5. Colusa
  6. Del Norte
  7. El Dorado
  8. Glenn
  9. Humboldt
  10. Imperial
  11. Inyo
  12. Kings
  13. Lake
  14. Lassen
  15. Madera
  16. Marin
  17. Mariposa
  18. Mendocino
  19. Modoc
  20. Mono
  21. Napa
  22. Nevada
  23. Plumas
  24. San Benito
  25. Shasta
  26. Sierra
  27. Siskiyou
  28. Solano
  29. Sonoma
  30. Sutter
  31. Tehama
  32. Trinity
  33. Tuolumne
  34. Yolo
  35. Yuba
CMSP LRP Participating Counties Map

Eligibility Requirements
Must meet all requirements listed in EACH section to be considered eligible

Provider Eligibility

Must meet all requirements in this section

  • Possess a valid and unrestricted license to practice your profession in California
  • Have no existing service commitment or obligation to another entity
  • Be current on all child support payments
  • Have unpaid educational loans
  • Be employed at an eligible site (See Practice Site Eligibility section for more details).
  • Commit to providing a two-year full-time (40 hrs/week) or a two-year half-time (20 hrs/week) service obligation (See Service Commitment and Awards section for more details).

Eligible Disciplines

  • Medicine (MD/DO)
    • Family Medicine
    • General Internal Medicine
    • General Psychiatrist
    • Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (NP)
  • Primary Care Physician Assistant (PA)

Practice Site Eligibility

Must meet all requirements in this section

  • Practice Site must be located in one of the 35 participating CMSP counties (See map below).
  • All participating practice sites must have a fully executed contract with the County Medical Services Program Governing Board by March 19, 2018.
  • The facility must be on the CMSP approved list. (List will be updated throughout the application cycle).

Service Commitment and Awards

Must commit to full-time or half-time:

  • Full time Award (2-year commitment working 40 hrs/week):
    • Maximum award of up to $50,000 for a 2-year service commitment
    • 3rd Year (additional 1 year of service after the initial 2-year service commitment): Maximum award of up to $20,000 for the 3rd year
  • Half-time Award (2-year commitment working 20 hrs/week):
    • Maximum award of up to $25,000 for a 2-year service commitment
    • 3rd Year (additional 1 year of service after the initial 2-year service commitment): Maximum award of up to $10,000 for the 3rd year

This page was last updated on Thursday, November 16, 2017.