Compilation of Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia
Department 195 - GEORGIA BOARD FOR HEALTH CARE WORKFORCE.
Chapter 195-12 - PHYSICIANS FOR RURAL AREAS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
Rule 195-12-.05 - Contract Provisions

Universal Citation: GA Rules and Regs r 195-12-.05

RULE 195-12-.05. Contract Provisions

A. The term of the PRAA contract will be one year.

B. Awards shall be in an amount determined by the Board at the annual meeting of the Board.

C. Recipients shall provide one year of service in a practice location approved by the Board for each contract.

D. The contract may be renewed up to three times, for a total of four contract years.

E. Recipients of the Georgia Board of Health Care Workforce scholarship shall be eligible for loan repayment and receive funds as described in section 195-12-.04 Award Process but with the special proviso that the service obligation shall be added as an extension to any service obligation remaining as a requirement of the recipient's scholarship contract.

F. Annual documentation of the physician's practice location and other information is required to be submitted by the recipient in the form of an annual report to the Board. Failure to submit the annual report will eliminate eligibility for contract renewal.

G. Each PRAA loan repayment recipient is responsible for keeping the Board apprised of his/her current address and telephone number at all times. Failure to do so may result in cancellation of contract and request for payment in full.

H. The Board has the discretionary power to cancel any contract for cause deemed sufficient by the Board. Upon such cancellation by the Board, two times the total uncredited amount of the loan paid on behalf of the recipient shall at once become due and payable to the Georgia Board of Health Care Workforce.

I. The Georgia Board of Health Care Workforce is vested with full and complete authority to bring an action in its own name against any recipient for any balance due the Georgia Board of Health Care Workforce on any such contract.

O.C.G.A. ยง 31-34.

(Original Rule entitled "Contract Provisions" adopted. F. Nov. 27, 2012; eff. Dec. 17, 2012. Amended: F. Aug. 28, 2013; eff. Sep. 17, 2013. Repealed: New Rule of the same title adopted. F. Dec. 26, 2019; eff. Jan. 15, 2020.)
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