California doesn’t have enough doctors. To recruit them, the state is paying off medical school debt
California will spend $340 million paying off doctors’ debts. In exchange, doctors must pledge that at least 30% of their caseloads will be devoted to Medi-Cal patients for five years.
from California https://www.latimes.com/politics/la-pol-ca-california-doctor-shortage-medical-debt-20190716-story.html