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S 1441

Title: Community Health Center and Primary Care Workforce Expansion Act of 2017
Author: Sen. Bernard Sanders (IND-VT)

...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.</p> 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.

Introduced in Senate 06/26/2017
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. 06/26/2017

Bill Text
07/06/2017 - S 1441 (Introduced+in+Senate)
06/26/2017 - S 1441 (Introduced+in+Senate)

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    Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-VT)
    () - U.S. Senate

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