H.R.702 - Access to Frontline Health Care Act of 2013113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Braley, Bruce L. [D-IA-1] (Introduced 02/14/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||02/15/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.|
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Summary: H.R.702 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/14/2013)
Access to Frontline Health Care Act of 2013 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish and carry out a Frontline Providers Loan Repayment Program under which the Secretary agrees to make student loan repayments in exchange for a health professional providing frontline care services for two years in a frontline care scarcity area.
Defines "frontline care services" as health care services in the fields of general surgery, optometry, ophthalmology, chiropractic, physical therapy, audiology, speech language pathology, pharmacies, public health, podiatric medicine, dietetics, occupational therapy, general pediatrics, respiratory therapy, medical technology, otolaryngology, or radiologic technology.