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Title: Section 47-4.5 - Service obligation

Effective Date


47-4.5 Service obligation.

(a) Service obligation start date. A recipient is required to begin providing primary care in an underserved area in New York State no later than 60 days after completion of his/her Primary Care Residency Program or obtaining his/her medical license, which ever is later, except that such date shall not exceed four months from completion of residency training.

(b) Practice requirements. A recipient must provide at least 35 hours per week of primary care services for at least 48 weeks per year for each annual award received. If the recipient receives two awards under this Subpart, the service obligations shall run consecutively.

(c) Alternate service. If a recipient fails to satisfactory complete the Primary Care Residency Program or fails to obtain a New York State license to practice medicine, the commissioner may permit the recipient to provide alternate service which involves the provision of health or human services in an underserved area and which is consistent with the intent of the Resident Loan Repayment Program.


VOLUME A-1 (Title 10)