Improving Access to Mental Health Treatment

Programs

Programs/Projects To Increase Access:
Projects and programs such as the National Health Service Corps, rural health outreach grants, assistance on applying for J-1 visa waivers, a North Carolina project, and other creative solutions are contained in this section.

Doctors Across New York is a state-funded initiative enacted in 2008 to help train and place physicians in underserved communities in a variety of settings and specialties to care for New York’s diverse population. In October 2008, the New York State Department of Health is expected to release Request For Applications (RFAs) for the Physician Loan Repayment and the Physician Practice Support Programs.

For more information contact:
NYS Council on Graduate Medical Education
Bureau of HCRA Operations and Financial Analysis or Workforce Development Unit GME@health.state.ny.us
Council on Graduate Medical Education Website


Articles and Resources

Exciting projects to improve access to medical care are described in these articles.


Legislation

Examples of state legislation offer proposals on loan repayment, J-1 waiver programs, physician recruitment, tax credits, integrated care projects, and psychiatry development programs.

California

Colorado

Idaho

Iowa

Indiana

Illinois

Maine & New Hampshire

New York

Pennsylvania

South Carolina

Virginia