H.R.1654 - Rural Health Training Incentive Act of 2005109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McMorris Rodgers, Cathy [R-WA-5] (Introduced 04/14/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||05/13/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1654 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/14/2005)
Rural Health Training Incentive Act of 2005 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the Office of Rural Health Policy, to award matching grants to five accredited schools of medicine or accredited schools of nursing to enable each school to conduct a demonstration program to encourage more health professionals to practice in rural areas.
Requires at least one grant for a demonstration program for: (1) physicians in family medicine that includes a regional consortium with three or more family medicine residency programs that each have a residency rural training program and are located in three or more States; and (2) nurses, including registered nurses, nurse anesthetists, and nurse practitioners.