Amends the Public Health Service Act to authorize payments to children's hospitals for operating training programs that provide graduate medical education. Provides funding for approximately 55 eligible hospitals across 30 states. A November 2013 report to the House indicates that "freestanding children’s hospitals train over 40% of pediatricians, 43% of pediatric specialists, and most pediatric researchers". This Senate bill reauthorizes the program to 2018; a similar House bill reauthorized to 2017. Signed into law on 4/6/14.
- EnactedApril 7th, 2014The President signed this bill into law
- The house Passed April 1st, 2014Passed by Voice Vote
Committee on Energy and CommerceCommunications and Technology
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- The senate Passed November 12th, 2013Passed by Voice Vote
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and PensionsIntroducedSeptember 27th, 2013
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