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Michigan Opioid Treatment Access (MIOTA) Loan Repayment Program


State Department and Agencies

Healthcare Industry

Organizations Involved

Occupations Impacted

Physician Group; Nurse Practitioners; Physician Asisstants; Occupations Requiring an MSW; Child, Family, and School Social Workers

Workforce Development Focus

Healthcare workforce retention

Workforce Issue Addressed

Recognizing and/or rewarding healthcare professionals at their places of work; opportunity for educational reimbursement


The Michigan Opioid Treatment Access (MIOTA) Loan Repayment Program is a state medical education debt repayment program focused on incentivizing healthcare providers to begin and expand opioid treatment in Michigan. Providers in the program receive funds to repay their educational debt, in exchange for a 2-year full-time service obligation. The program is open to physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, NPs, PAs and SUD counselors.

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