Summary: S.475 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.475. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (02/22/1991)

Equal Opportunity for Medical Licensure and Reciprocity Act of 1991 - Prohibits treating graduates of medical schools outside the United States differently than graduates of medical schools in the United States, including in licensure, reciprocity, employment, promotion, hospital privileges, reimbursement, residency, academic appointments, and professional society membership.

Prohibits subjecting graduates of foreign schools who underwent postgraduate training in the United States to different requirements than domestic graduates.

Prohibits the Secretary of Health and Human Services from making a grant, loan guarantee, or interest subsidy payment to or for a medical school unless the application contains certain assurances.

Requires a State to adopt medical licensure and reciprocity standards that provide equal opportunity to graduates of foreign schools who completed postgraduate training in the United States and have obtained a license to practice in any State.