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Improving Access to Mental Health Services Act

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A bill to amend title III of the Public Health Service Act to allow National Health Service Corps members to provide obligated service as behavioral and mental health professionals at schools, other community-based settings, or patient homes, and for other purposes.


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03/12/2018Introduced in Senate

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03/12/2018Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
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Sen. Murkowski, Lisa [R-AK]* 03/12/2018

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Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions03/12/2018 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (03/12/2018)

Improving Access to Mental Health Services Act

This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to allow National Health Service Corps (NHSC) personnel who are assigned to provide health services in a health professional shortage area to provide services as behavioral and mental health professionals at schools or other community-based settings and at the homes of patients. Services provided pursuant to this bill may count toward completion of obligated service requirements under the NHSC scholarship or loan repayment programs.