H.R.1884 - National Health Service Corps Improvement Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] (Introduced 04/02/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||04/21/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1884 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/02/2009)
National Health Service Corps Improvement Act of 2009 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to revise the definition of "primary health services" for purposes of the National Health Service Corps to include optometry health services.
Includes optometrists within: (1) the fellowship program for the delivery of primary health services in health professional shortage areas; (2) the National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program; and (3) the National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program.