Part 49 - Funding For Family Practice Residency Training Programs

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, December 27, 1989
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Statutory Authority: 
L. 1988, ch.482

Section 49.1 - Purpose

Section 49.1 Purpose.

Funds allocated will be for the continuation and expansion of approved family practice residency training programs and will not be paid directly to individual family practice residents.
 

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Section 49.2 - Definitions

49.2 Definitions. As used in this Part, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:

(a) "Family practice residency training program" means a family practice residency program accredited by the Liaison Committee on Graduate Medical Education (LCGME) for three years of postgraduate medical education (PGY-1, PGY-2, PGY-3) in the specialty of family practice, or accredited by the American Osteopathic Association for two years of postgraduate training in family practice (PGY-2, PGY-3).

(b) "Resident" means a physician employed in a training position in a family practice residency training program.

(c) "Commissioner" means the State Commissioner of Health.

(d) "Approved plan" means a funding application submitted by the director of a family practice residency training program, providing the information specified in section 49.3 of this Part and approved by the commissioner.

(e) "Program" means family practice residency training program.
 

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Section 49.3 - Funding application

49.3 Funding application.

A plan submitted to the commissioner by the program director for approval shall consist of the following:

(a) A copy of the application for program approval which was submitted to the Residency Review Committee of the American Medical Association or the American Osteopathic Association.

(b) A copy of the current program review report and letter of approval received from the Liaison Committee on Graduate Medical Education or the American Osteopathic Association.

(c) The budget for operation of the program for the current 12-month period, showing:

(1) with respect to the total cost of the program:

(i) compensation of each of the following personnel categories, both full-time and part-time: physician (excluding residents), other professional and administrative-clerical;

(ii) total salaries paid residents in the program;

(iii) fringe benefits of all personnel including residents;

(iv) rent;

(v) equipment;

(vi) medical and other supplies;

(vii) all other expense items.

(2) with respect to total revenues of the program, receipts or other financial support from the following resources:

(i) hospital(s);

(ii) third-party payors;

(iii) self-pay patients;

(iv) grants and contracts;

(v) gifts and endowments;

(vi) other.

(3) the proposed allocation of State funding to continuation of the program and to current or future expansion thereof.

(d) An acknowledgement that funding is contingent upon the residents' practicing medicine in New York State for at least two years following completion of their residency.

(e) With respect to all residents in the program:

(1) the salary paid a resident in each year of the program;

(2) a list of residents indicating name, medical school or osteopathic college of graduation, year in residency program, New York State medical license or limited permit number, or ECFMG number, and Social Security number ;

(3) (i) a copy of the agreement between the program and resident wherein the resident agrees to practice medicine in New York State for at least two years following completion of the residency (hereafter the "two year service obligation agreement".)

(ii) Such written agreement shall state whether the resident agrees to practice medicine in the State of New York for at least two years immediately following the completion of the family practice residency training program or immediately following completion of another medical training program or immediately following some other service obligation which the resident is legally committed to undertake. If such a commitment prevents the resident from fulfilling the two year service obligation immediately following the completion of the family practice residency training program, the agreement shall specify the date the resident expects to satisfy that commitment.
 

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Section 49.4 - Utilization of funds

49.4 Utilization of funds.

Funds received by a program may be used to pay the costs necessary to the conduct and operation of a program, including its expansion, provided that State funds allocated to a program shall not be used to pay capital construction costs taken into consideration in the determination and certification of rates by the commissioner pursuant to section 2807 of the Public Health Law.
 

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Section 49.5 - Funding

49.5 Funding.

(a) Funds will be distributed among eligible programs in the same ratio as the number of full-time residents who have two year service obligation agreements on file with the commissioner in each program is to the total number of residents in all programs who have two year service agreements on file with the commissioner. Funds allocated shall not exceed fifteen thousand dollars per family practice resident.

(b) Funds will be recouped for any residents who have not complied with their two year service obligation agreement.

(c) Distributed funds which must be recouped because former residents have not complied with their two year service obligation agreement shall be recouped by withholding funds from future distributions to the program.

(d) The amount recouped from the amount originally funded shall be in the same ratio as the time left unfulfilled to the two year service obligation.
 

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Section 49.6 - Records and reports

49.6 Records and reports.

The director of the program shall maintain such records and submit such reports, including an annual report, as may be required by the commissioner. The annual report shall include the status of all former residents who have not complied with their two year service obligation agreement.
 

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, December 27, 1989
Doc Status: 
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