Summary: H.R.3038 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Public Law No: 108-163 (12/06/2003)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House reported version is repeated here.)

Health Care Safety Net Amendments Technical Corrections Act of 2003 - Amends the Public Health Service Act and the Health Care Safety Net Amendments of 2002 to make technical and conforming amendments respecting: (1) health centers; (2) rural health outreach; (3) telehealth; (4) mental health services via telehealth; (5) health professional shortage areas; and (6) National Health Service Corps personnel, scholarships, and loan repayment.

Authorizes grants to State professional licensing boards for State cooperation to reduce statutory and regulatory barriers to telemedicine. Authorizes appropriations for such grants through FY 2006.