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Health Professions in the News: What Obama's 2016 Budget Proposal Means for Student Borrowers

US News and World Report (February 11, 2015)

According to the 2016 budget, the president wants to "reform and streamline income-driven repayment to ensure that program benefits are targeted to the neediest borrowers and to safeguard the program for the future." Under his proposal, a modified Pay As You Earn plan would be the only income-driven...

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Health Professions in the News: Proposed Student Loan Repayment Plan Would Extend the Same Income-Based Terms to All Federal Loan Borrowers

Center for American Progress (August 18, 2015)

Income-based loan repayment has a long and dizzying history as a policy solution for student borrowers. During recent years, changes to old repayment plans and the creation of new ones have expanded generous income-based repayment options to a growing number of borrowers. But, until now, the most...

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Health Professions in the News: Who’s Picking Up the Cost of Graduate Student Debt?

The Atlantic (August 20, 2015)

A government program that allows student loan borrowers to significantly reduce their monthly payments is growing in popularity—and increasingly eating into federal coffers. Read the full story here.

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