S.941 - Community Health Centers Investment Act110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT] (Introduced 03/20/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||07/30/2007 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.941 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/20/2007)
Community Health Centers Investment Act - Authorizes appropriations for FY2008-FY2015 for: (1) primary health care centers for underserved populations; and (2) the National Health Service Corps. Establishes priorities for the use of such funds and the assignment of Corps personnel.
Amends the Public Health Service Act to increase amounts available for the National Health Corps Scholarship program (including scholarships to individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds).
Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to prohibit limitations on the per visit payment amount, or a component of such amount, for federally qualified health centers.