Summary: H.R.2294 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.2294. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (06/22/1999)

Osteoporosis Education and Prevention Act of 1999 - Amends the Older Americans Act of 1965 to require plans by area agencies on aging to provide that such agencies will coordinate education relating to osteoporosis prevention, diagnosis, and treatment and cooperate with State or localities which have implemented such programs.

Includes osteoporosis screening in the list of disease prevention and health promotion services eligible for grants under the Act.

Adds to the list of demonstration projects to receive special consideration for grants and contracts to improve supportive services to, or otherwise promote the well-being of, older individuals projects that: (1) determine the best practices for providing information and outreach services relating to prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of osteoporosis; and (2) measure the effectiveness of osteoporosis prevention programs over a three-year period.