All Information (Except Text) for H.Res.356 - Recognizing that access to hospitals and other health care providers for patients in rural areas of the United States is essential to the survival and success of communities in the United States.113th Congress (2013-2014)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Jenkins, Lynn [R-KS-2] (Introduced 09/25/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/27/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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All Actions (3)
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Introduced in House
|Committee / Subcommittee||Date||Activity||Reports|
|House Energy and Commerce||09/25/2013||Referred to|
|House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health||09/27/2013||Referred to|
Subject — Policy Area:
One Policy Area term, which best describes an entire measure, is assigned to every public bill or resolution.
- Congressional tributes
- Health care coverage and access
- Health care quality
- Health personnel
- Hospital care
- Rural conditions and development
Latest Summary (1)
Introduced in House (09/25/2013)
Recognizes that: (1) access to hospitals and other health care providers for patients in rural areas of the United States is essential to the survival and success of U.S. communities; (2) preserving and strengthening access to quality health care in rural areas is crucial to the success and prosperity of the United States; (3) strengthening access to hospitals and other health care providers for patients in rural areas makes Medicare more cost-effective and improves health outcomes for patients, and (4) rural health care providers are integral to the local economies and are one of the largest types of employers in rural areas of the United States.
Celebrates the many dedicated medical professionals across the United States who work hard each day to deliver quality care to people living in rural areas.