S.192 - Community and Public Health Programs Extension Act116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Alexander, Lamar [R-TN] (Introduced 01/18/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 01/18/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.192 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (01/18/2019)
Community and Public Health Programs Extension Act
This bill reauthorizes several health care, research, and workforce programs through FY2024.
Specifically, the bill reauthorizes
- the Community Health Center Fund, which provides enhanced funding for community health centers and the National Health Service Corps;
- payments to teaching health centers that operate graduate medical-education programs;
- the Special Diabetes Program, which is administered by the National Institutes of Health; and
- the Special Diabetes Program for Indians, which is administered by the Indian Health Service.