Oregon Rural Medical Practitioner's Insurance Subsidy Program

Sponsor
Oregon Office of Rural Health
Deadlines
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Contact

Linda Peppler
Phone: 503.494.4450
Email: pepplerl@ohsu.edu

Purpose

The Oregon Rural Medical Practitioner's Insurance Subsidy Program offers reimbursement for medical malpractice insurance policy premiums to physicians and nurse practitioners who practice in rural Oregon.

Eligibility

Physicians and nurse practitioners who work in rural areas and provide services to patients who use Medicare or medical assistance are eligible to apply. If malpractice coverage is provided through a health care facility and you are employed by that facility, you are not eligible to participate in this program.

Geographic coverage
Oregon
Amount of funding

Reimbursement is offered at the following rates:
80 percent:

  • Physicians specializing in obstetrics
  • Nurse practitioners certified for obstetric care

60 percent:

  • Physicians specializing in family or general practice who provide obstetrical services

40 percent:

  • Doctors or nurse practitioners engaging in one or more of the following practices:
    • Family practice without obstetrics
    • General practice
    • Internal medicine
    • Geriatrics
    • Pulmonary medicine
    • Pediatrics
    • General surgery
    • Anesthesiology

15 percent:

  • All other physicians and nurse practitioners
Application process

Links to the application process for physicians and nurse practitioners are available on the program website. Medical professionals must complete and affidavit and fax it to Linda Peppler at 503.494.4798.

Tagged as
Nurses, Physicians and mid-level practitioners, Oregon



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