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house Bill H.R. 920

National Health Service Corps Improvement Act of 2013

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      house Committees
      House Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Health
    IntroducedFebruary 28th, 2013

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Title

National Health Service Corps Improvement Act of 2013

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 2013 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to revise the definition of "primary health services" for purposes of the National Health Service Corps to include optometry health services. Includes optometrists within: (1) the fellowship program for the delivery of primary health services in health professional shortage areas, (2) the National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program, and (3) the National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program.

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