Summary: H.R.3059 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.3059. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (06/26/2017)

Community Health Center and Primary Care Workforce Expansion Act of 2017

This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to make appropriations for and extend indefinitely: (1) enhanced funding for the community health centers program and the National Health Service Corps, and (2) grants for federally qualified health centers and nurse-managed health centers to train family nurse practitioners to become primary care providers. The bill makes appropriations for capital projects under the community health centers program.

The bill amends the Public Health Service Act to make appropriations for and extend indefinitely a program that pays teaching health centers to establish or expand graduate medical residency training programs.