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house Bill H.R. 1312

National Health Service Corps Improvement Act of 2015

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Title

National Health Service Corps Improvement Act of 2015

Official Title

To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the participation of optometrists in the National Health Service Corps scholarship and loan repayment programs, and for other purposes.

Summary

National Health Service Corps Improvement Act of 2015 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to include optometry services in primary health services for purposes of the National Health Service Corps. Optometrists are eligible for the fellowship program for the delivery of primary health services in health professional shortage areas, the National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program, and the National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program.

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      house Committees
      Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Health
    IntroducedMarch 4th, 2015

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