HR 3704

Title: Native Health Access Improvement Act of 2017
Author: Rep. Frank Pallone (DEM-NJ)

Summary
...This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Indian Health Service (IHS) to award grants to Indian health facilities for the prevention and treatment of mental health and substance use disorders. The IHS must establish a technical assistance center for grantees. <p>In addition, this bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to define “Indian” for purposes of health insurance reform, exchanges, and subsidies. The definition includes individuals of Indian descent who are members of an Indian community served by the IHS and individuals considered by the Department of Health and Human Services to be Indian for purposes of eligibility for Indian health care services. Individuals included in the definition are eligible for special monthly enrollment ...

Status
Introduced in House 09/07/2017
Introduced in House 09/07/2017
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Natural Resources, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 09/07/2017
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Natural Resources, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 09/07/2017
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Natural Resources, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 09/07/2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. 09/08/2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs. 09/13/2017

Bill Text
09/13/2017 - HR 3704 (Introduced+in+House)
09/07/2017 - HR 3704 (Introduced+in+House)

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    Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ)
    () - U.S. Representative

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