S.304 - Training the Next Generation of Primary Care Doctors Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME] (Introduced 01/31/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||01/31/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S804-807) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.304 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (01/31/2019)
Training the Next Generation of Primary Care Doctors Act of 2019
This bill alters funding provisions, and establishes additional reporting requirements, relating to the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education Program, which is administered by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The program supports training for primary-care-physician and dental residents at community-based clinics.
The bill (1) establishes certain parameters for payments to approved and newly approved graduate medical-residency training programs, and (2) requires HRSA to publish a report regarding new and expanded programs.