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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.