(110 ILCS 935/2) (from Ch. 144, par. 1452)
Sec. 2. The purpose of this Act is to establish programs in the Illinois Department of Public Health to upgrade primary health care services for all citizens of the State, to increase access, and to reduce health care disparities by providing grants to family practice and preventive medicine residency programs, scholarships to medical students, and a loan repayment program for physicians and other eligible primary care providers who will agree to practice in areas of the State demonstrating the greatest need for more professional medical care. The programs shall encourage family practice physicians and other eligible primary care providers to locate in areas where health manpower shortages exist and to increase the total number of family practice physicians and other eligible primary care providers in the State.
(Source: P.A. 98-674, eff. 6-30-14.)
Last modified: February 18, 2015