H.R.1312 - National Health Service Corps Improvement Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McMorris Rodgers, Cathy [R-WA-5] (Introduced 03/04/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/06/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1312 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/04/2015)
National Health Service Corps Improvement Act of 2015
This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to include optometry services in primary health services for purposes of the National Health Service Corps.
Optometrists are eligible for the fellowship program for the delivery of primary health services in health professional shortage areas, the National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program, and the National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program.