CalHealthCares completes its fifth application cycle
2023By Physicians for a Healthy California CalHealthCares
On behalf of the California Department of Health Care Services, CalHealthCares administers loan repayment on educational debt for California physicians and dentists who provide care to Medi-Cal patients, which represent one-third of Californians and half of the state’s children. Concluding on March 17, 2023, CalHealthCares Cohort 5 received 767 applications for consideration.
The CalHealthCares staff, in collaboration with volunteer scorers, are completing the review and scoring of eligible applications. Current estimates anticipate that approximately $67 million in funding will be extended to 233 physicians and 36 dentists to address their indicated educational loan debt. The CalHealthCares team looks forward to announcing awardees in July.