S.898 - National Health Service Corps Improvement Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Kirk, Mark Steven [R-IL] (Introduced 04/13/2015)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/13/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.898 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/13/2015)
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.