Are there any exemptions for MDRAP’s location requirements?

Published on July 17, 2020

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Are there any exemptions for MDRAP’s location requirements?



MDRAP requires their doctors to work in an MMM2-7 and DPA location. 

We have recently received written confirmation from MDRAP will consider situations where the DPA status of a practice location has changed after a doctor has commenced meaningful employment negotiations for a practice located within both a DPA and MM2-7, with the intent of participating on the More Doctors for Rural Australia Program.



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