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Committee on Energy and CommerceHealthIntroducedMay 21st, 2009
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Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Health Survey Act of 2009
To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for a health survey regarding Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders.
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Health Survey Act of 2009 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to award a contract or grant to an entity to develop and conduct a health survey regarding Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders in the United States, U.S. territories, and affiliated Pacific jurisdictions in order to: (1) identify their unmet health and health care needs; and (2) establish baseline health information to achieve equity in health information for the Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander community. Requires such data collection efforts to be targeted to areas with the highest concentrations of Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders based on the 2010 decennial census. Directs the Secretary to award a contract or grant to an entity to: (1) analyze and prepare the data collected under this Act for distribution; and (2) submit the data, analysis, and any corresponding documents to the National Center for Health Statistics for internal review. Requires the Secretary to make such information public.