§ 23.4 How must an entity apply for assignment?  


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  • (a) An application for the assignment of National Health Service Corps personnel must be submitted to the Secretary by an eligibe applicant in the form and at the time prescribed by the Secretary.1 The application must be signed by an individual authorized to act for the applicant and to assume on behalf of the applicant the obligations imposed by law, the Act, this regulation, and any additional conditions of assignment imposed under these authorities.

    (b) In addition to other pertinent information required by the Secretary, an application for the assignment of Corps personnel must include—

    (1) A description of the applicant's overall organizational structure;

    (2) A justification of the request for the assignment of personnel based upon the needs of the health manpower shortage area;

    (3) A description of the applicant's financial plan for operating the National Health Service Corps site including a proposed budget, sources of non-Federal support obtained, and the proposed expenditures for obtaining adequate support staff, equipment and supplies;

    (4) A list of the proposed fees and discounted fees to be charged for the provision of health services; and

    (5) If an entity wishes to request an interest free loan (not to exceed $50,000) under section 335(c) of the Act to assist the applicant in establishing the practice of the assigned National Health Service Corps personnel, a detailed justification of the amount requested must be included.

    (c) An application for assignment must include evidence that the applicant has provided a copy of the completed application for review to (1) each health systems agency designated under section 1515 of the Act for the health service area which includes all or part of the health manpower shortage area for which as assignment of National Health Service Corps personnel is sought or (2) if no health systems agency has been designated for such a health service area, to each State health planning and development agency designated under section 1521 of the Act for each State which includes all or part of the health manpower shortage area for which an assignment of National Health Service Corps personnel is sought.

    (d) If an application for assignment is filed by an applicant which had previously been assigned National Health Service Corps personnel under an agreement entered into under section 329 of the Act as in effect before October 1, 1977, or under section 334 of the Act, the applicant must provide the information the Secretary considers necessary to make the determinations required by section 333(a)(1)(D) of the Act.

    [45 FR 12790, Feb. 27, 1980, as amended at 51 FR 31948, Sept. 8, 1986]

[45 FR 12790, Feb. 27, 1980, as amended at 51 FR 31948, Sept. 8, 1986