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Spread the Word! 2016 NHSC Students to Service Loan Repayment Program Application Cycle is Now Open!

August 19, 2015

The 2016 National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Students to Service Loan Repayment Program application cycle is now open!

Eligibility is open to medical students (allopathic or osteopathic) in their final year of a U.S. accredited school who are planning to pursue a career in primary care, and are committed to working in underserved communities with limited access to care.

Students to Service loan repayment award recipients receive up to $120,000 (tax free) for three years of full-time service or six years of half-time service. Upon completion of residency, recipients serve as primary care providers in an NHSC-approved site in a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) of greatest need. The 2016 Students to Service application cycle closes on October 22, 2015 at 7:30 pm, ET.


ADA Foundation Semi-annual Grants for Access to Care – Application Deadline July 31

July 14, 2015

ADA Foundation Semi-annual Grants for Access to Care: Application Deadline July 31
Apply by July 31 for the American Dental Association Foundation’s Semi-annual Grants program with a focus on access to oral health care. Grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to nonprofit organizations whose work aligns with the ADA Foundation’s mission to improve the oral health of the public through access to care. Visit ADA Foundation’s website to download the grant guidelines and application. Please contact Cathy Haibach at the ADA Foundation, 312.440.2547 or if you have questions.

The Foundation of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry is accepting applications for its 2016 Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children Grants

July 13, 2015

The Foundation of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry is accepting applications for its 2016 Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children grants.

HSHC is committed to supporting community-based initiatives providing dental homes to children whose families cannot afford dental care through its grants targeting children up to age 18.

HSHC grants are one-year matching grants of up to $20,000 supporting community-based initiatives in the U.S. that provide dental care and ultimately serve as a dental home to underserved/limited access children. Special consideration will be given to programs supporting the Age-One dental visit and providing care to special needs patients.

HSHC funds may be applied to cover costs of dental care, clinic supplies and instruments, salary, education and/or outreach to recruit dentist participation in program activities or other activity with clear, direct impact on child oral care and a direct link to the dental home.

Grants must be expended within 12 months of the award.

Applications are due Aug. 3. For more information and to apply, visit Healthy Smiles Healthy Children or contact Tracey Schilligo, grant and corporate relations manager at 1-312-337-2169 or via e-mail at

Since 2010, HSHC has awarded more than $3 million in grants to 70 organizations in 26 states that have helped more than 290,000 children in need. HSHC anticipates awarding over $1 million in 2016.

USDA Grant Opportunity

May 27, 2015

View the grant information.

Open Payments Data Correction Period Began May 21, 2015

May 26, 2015

May 21: Open Payments 15-Day Data Correction Period Begins for Applicable Manufacturers and Group Purchasing Organizations

The Open Payments 15-day data correction period starts today, May 21, and will last for 15 days, ending on June 5. During this time, applicable manufacturers and group purchasing organizations (GPOs) should acknowledge and resolve disputes initiated by physicians and teaching hospitals during the review and dispute period conducted between April 6 and May 20, 2015. The 2014 Open Payments data will become public on June 30, 2015.

Note: It is important that applicable manufacturers or GPOs work directly with the physician or teaching hospital to resolve any disputes in accordance with the Final Rule. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is not responsible for mediating disputes.

Distance Learning & Telemedicine Grants

May 26, 2015

View more information on distance learning & telemedicine grants

Tools Available for New Network Planning Grants

May 22, 2015

View the tools available for new network planning grants