144.1491 FAILURE TO COMPLETE OBLIGATED SERVICE.
Subdivision 1. Penalties for breach of contract.
A program participant who fails to
complete the required years of obligated service shall repay the amount paid, as well as a financial
penalty specified by the federal Bureau of Health Professions in the policy information notice
for the state's current federal grant application. The commissioner shall report to the appropriate
health-related licensing board a participant who fails to complete the service obligation and fails
to repay the amount paid or fails to pay any financial penalty owed under this subdivision.
Subd. 2. Suspension or waiver of obligation.
Payment or service obligations cancel in the
event of a participant's death. The commissioner may waive or suspend payment or service
obligations in case of total and permanent disability or long-term temporary disability lasting
for more than two years. The commissioner shall evaluate all other requests for suspension
or waivers on a case-by-case basis.
History: 1993 c 345 art 11 s 20; 1995 c 212 art 3 s 51; 1995 c 234 art 8 s 42; 1Sp2001 c
9 art 13 s 1; 2002 c 379 art 1 s 113; 1Sp2003 c 14 art 7 s 32