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Titles (6)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Hispanic Health Improvement Act of 2002

Short Titles as Introduced for portions of this bill
  • Border Health Security Act of 2002
  • Community Health Workers Act of 2002
  • Latina Adolescent Suicide Prevention Act
  • Patient Navigator, Outreach, and Chronic Disease Prevention Act of 2002

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To provide for programs and activities to improve the health of Hispanic individuals, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
09/24/2002Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date
10/08/2002Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
09/24/2002Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
09/24/2002Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce09/24/2002 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health10/08/2002 Referred to

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Introduced in House (09/24/2002)

Hispanic Health Improvement Act of 2002 - Amends the Social Security Act to provide incentives for States to grant title XIX (Medicaid) and title XXI (SCHIP) coverage to parents and pregnant women. Grants automatic enrollment of children in State child health assistance who are born to title XXI parents.

Amends the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 to permit States and localities to provide certain health care benefits to aliens that current law prohibits States and localities from granting.

Latina Adolescent Suicide Prevention Act - Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a program for the prevention of Latina adolescent suicides.

Border Health Security Act of 2002 - Requires the Secretary, acting through the United States-Mexico Border Health Commission and in consultation with the State border health offices, to award border health services grants.

Community Health Workers Act of 2002 - Directs the Secretary, acting in collaboration with the Director of the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention and other Federal officials, to award grants to promote positive health behaviors in women.

Patient Navigator, Outreach, and Chronic Disease Prevention Act of 2002 - Authorizes the Secretary, acting through the Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration, to make grants for cancer and chronic disease care and prevention. Permits the Director of the National Cancer Institute to make similar grants.

Amends the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend the programs of the Office of Minority Health. Directs the heads of certain agencies within the public health service to establish individual offices of minority health. Establishes in the Department of Health and Human Services an Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights.