S.1445 - National Health Service Corps Improvement Act of 2013113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Pryor, Mark L. [D-AR] (Introduced 08/01/2013)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||08/01/2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.|
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Summary: S.1445 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (08/01/2013)
National Health Service Corps Improvement Act of 2013 - 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.