Summary: H.R.2239 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.2239. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (05/07/1991)

Federally Assisted Health Clinics Legal Protection Act of 1991 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to include entities receiving Federal funds under provisions relating to migrant health centers, community health centers, or health services for the homeless, and officers, employees, or contractors of such entities who are licensed health care practitioners, in the coverage of provisions regulating civil actions for injury resulting from medical or related functions against commissioned officers or employees of the Public Health Service. Subrogates to the United States any insurance claim such an entity or person has.

Prohibits grants under provisions relating to migrant or community health centers or health services for the homeless unless the applicant has: (1) implemented policies and procedures to assure against malpractice; and (2) no history of claims against it under such provisions relating to officers and employees of the Public Health Service.