Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program for Physicians and Physician Assistants (MLARP) Workgroup

Backgr​ound

Senate Bill 501 codified as §24-1701 - 24-1707 of Maryland's Health General Article​, establishes the MLARP Workgroup to examine how the State can implement a program within or in addition to the Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program for Physicians and Physician Assistants to further incentivize health care providers to practice in health professional shortage areas and medically underserved areas in the State.



 
Members 
To view the list of workgroup members click here​.

Those partners listed in Senate Bill 501​include:
  • The Chair of the Health Services Cost Review Commission, or the Chair’s designee; 
  • Chair of the Health Care Commission, or the Chair’s designee; 
  • President of the Maryland Hospital Association, or the President’s designee; 
  • Dean of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, or the Dean’s designee; 
  • Dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, or the Dean’s designee; 
  • President of MedChi, or the President’s designee; 
  • One representative of the Office of Primary Care; 
  • One representative of the State Board of Physicians; 
  • One representative of the Maryland Academy of Physician Assistants; 
  • Any other members as determined by the Secretary of Health 

Reports 

Meetings ​
All Workgroup meetings are open to the public. Portions may be held in closed session

To review information related to past meetings, click here.​

​Upcoming Meetings    

May 2021
          Date: May 14, 2021
          Time: 10:00 a.m
           Location: Virtual meeting: To access the meeting, please use the following log-in information:
           Link:‪ meet.google.com/rdz-thie-ivw
           Phone Number: (518)-519-0074‬
           PIN: 229 648 142#‬​
           Agenda: To view click here​.

July 2021
          Date: July 16, 2021
          Time: 10:00 a.m
           Location: TBD ‪
           Agenda: TBD

September 2021
          Date: September 10, 2021
          Time: 10:00 a.m
           Location: TBD ‪
           Agenda: TBD

November 2021
          Date: November 12, 2021
          Time: 10:00 a.m
           Location: TBD ‪
           Agenda: TBD​

​We welcome your input!

We welcome feedback and input from all interested parties. Send your comments to mdh@providerworkforceprograms.gov.​