Amendment makes eligible for loan forgiveness those medical residents that are entering a program lasting more than 5 years and are entering a field that is facing a shortfall in filling those residency positions.

Purpose:

An amendment numbered 5 printed in House Report 109-399 to amend Sec. 421 Loan Forgiveness for Service in Areas of National Need to include medical specialists with a residency program of more than 5 years and in medical specialties that have shortages.

House Amendment Code:

(A009)

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