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INCENTIVES AND RESOURCES

Tax credits and Loan Repayment Assistance are some of the incentives and resources provided in the state’s Health Enterprise Zones (HEZs) Initiative to help attract new practitioners to underserved areas. HEZs provide access to a range of incentives, benefits, and resources to address persistent health disparities in our state.

Tax Credits

  • Employer Hiring Tax Credit
  • Health Care Practioner Income Tax Credit

Loan Repayment

  • Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program (MLARP)
  • State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP)
  • Janet L. Hoffman Loan Assistance Repayment Program

Tax Credit and Loan Repayment Informational Flyer

Whom can I contact if I need more information?

Roxanne Hale, MHA, FACHE, CMPE Director, Office of Primary Care Access Prevention and Health Promotion Administration
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Phone: 410-767-8649
Email: roxanne.hale@maryland.gov

ELIGIBLE ZIP CODES and ZONE CONTACT INFO

Zone: Capitol Heights (Prince George’s County)
Zip Code: 20743
Contact: Janine Jackson
Email: jnjackson@co.pg.md.us
Phone: 301.883.3112

Zone: Dorchester/Caroline County
Zip Code: 21613, 21631, 21664, 21659, 21835, 21643, 21632
Contact: Terri Hughes
Email: terri.hughes@maryland.gov
Phone: 410.901.8160

Zone: Greater Lexington Park (St. Mary’s County)
Zip Code: 20653, 20634, 20667
Contact: Lori Werrell
Email: lori_werrell@smhwecare.com
Phone: 301.475.6195

Zone: West Baltimore
Zip Code:21216, 21217, 21223, 21229
Contact: Joy Twesigye
Email: joy_twesigye@bshsi.org
Phone: 443.844-4660