The annual award amount for each credentialed health care profession shall be based upon an assessment by the board, in consultation with the advisory committee, of reasonable annual eligible expenses and loan indebtedness incurred in training and education for each credentialed health care profession. The annual award amount may be established at a level less than annual eligible expenses. The awards may be renewed for eligible participants who continue to meet all renewal criteria but shall not be paid for more than a maximum of five years per individual.
[Statutory Authority: 1993 c 423 and 492. WSR 93-19-023, § 250-25-060, filed 9/3/93, effective 10/4/93. Statutory Authority: 1991 c 332. WSR 92-03-002, § 250-25-060, filed 1/3/92, effective 2/3/92.]