June 30, 2020

CalHealthCares State Funding Continues

The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) and Physicians for a Healthy California (PHC) are pleased to report that state funding for CalHealthCares will continue as originally planned. Due to Governor Gavin Newsom's and the state Legislature's commitment to quality health care for all Californians, the state’s 2020-21 budget continues the state-funded physician and dental loan repayment program.

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May 14, 2020

PHC Provides State Budget Update on CalHealthCares and CalMedForce

The May Revise proposed approximately $269 million in cuts to CalHealthCares, which administers loan repayments on educational debt for California physicians and dentists who serve Medi-Cal patients. Medi-Cal serves over one-third of Californians and half of the state’s children, and the state is estimating a two million caseload increase in 2020 due to COVID-19.

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April 30, 2020

PHC Releases 2019 Annual Report

2019 brought tremendous growth to our organization, allowing us to expand graduate medical education throughout the state and repay educational loans to physicians and dentists to increase access to care in underserved communities.

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January 6, 2020

Webinar: 2020 CalHealthCares loan repayment program

To answer any questions about the applications process, PHC is hosting several webinars that will provide an overview of the CalHealthCares requirements, deadlines and the application. Register for your choice of dates today.

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