Apply for a CalHealthCares award or grant by Feb. 7

Eligible dentists, dental students and physicians can apply by the Feb. 7 deadline for up to $300,000 in either a student loan repayment or a practice support grant in exchange for their commitment to serving Medi-Cal beneficiaries. Read the complete eligibility requirements, watch a recorded webinar, view Q&A and apply online at

CDA has reported extensively on the CalHealthCares program, which is administered by Physicians for a Healthy California through a contract with the Department of Health Care Services and is funded through Proposition 56 tobacco tax revenues. The program awarded loan repayments to 38 dentists in 2019, the first year of the program. Read more in the newsroom.

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