Before you start working or are assigned a new assignment, double check to see if you’re working in a qualified rural area under the RRNP (Rural Remote Northern Program).

The RRNP helps compensate physicians who practice in under-serviced areas throughout Alberta. The goal of the program is to make sure that all Albertans receive proper care, in the right place, at the right time.  

To find out if the community you’re working in is eligible click here:


In general, there are two type of incentives; a premium payment applied automatically or a flat-fee payment.

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