ARC J-1 Waiver Program

We hear the reports daily.  COVID-19 cases are spiking nationwide.  Hospitals and health care facilities are at maximum capacity.  Even with progress toward the availability of a vaccine, it’s not clear exactly when things will return to a state of normalcy.  Health care employers in many areas of our country continue to have difficulty recruiting

By Catherine V. Wadhwani and Matthew J. Redding

The Patient Protection and Accountable Care Act (the Affordable Care Act) contains a number of provisions aimed at increasing access to health care insurance to millions of Americans without coverage.  This increased access to health care insurance will lead to an increased demand for physician services.  In

The Pennsylvania Department of Health (PA DOH) announced on September 12, 2013, that with the start of the new fiscal year on October 1, 2013, it will begin accepting J-1 Waiver applications under the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Waiver Program.

The waiver programs were established to waive the 2-year home-presence requirement of foreign medical graduates