HR 1448

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1448

To amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to eating disorders, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 8, 2011

Ms. BALDWIN (for herself, Mr. CONNOLLY of Virginia, Mr. JOHNSON of Georgia, Mr. LOEBSACK, Mrs. MALONEY, Mr. MORAN, Mr. NADLER, Ms. SCHAKOWSKY, and Mr. HASTINGS of Florida) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Oversight and Government Reform, and Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to eating disorders, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. TABLE OF CONTENTS.

TITLE I--RESEARCH

TITLE II--EDUCATION AND PREVENTION

TITLE III--TREATMENT

TITLE IV--IMPROVING AVAILABILITY AND ACCESS TO TREATMENT

SEC. 3. FINDINGS.

SEC. 4. DEFINITION.

TITLE I--RESEARCH

SEC. 101. ACTIVITIES TO IMPROVE EATING DISORDER-RELATED RESEARCH AND FUNDING.

`PART J--EATING DISORDER-RELATED ACTIVITIES

`SEC. 499A. AUTHORITY OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH RELATING TO EATING DISORDERS.

`SEC. 499B. EXPANSION, INTENSIFICATION, AND COORDINATION OF ACTIVITIES OF NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH WITH RESPECT TO RESEARCH ON EATING DISORDERS.

`SEC. 499C. COLLABORATIVE PROGRAMS OF RESEARCH IN EATING DISORDERS.

SEC. 102. EATING DISORDERS SURVEILLANCE AND RESEARCH PROGRAM.

`PART W--PROGRAMS RELATING TO EATING DISORDERS

`SEC. 399OO. EATING DISORDERS SURVEILLANCE AND RESEARCH PROGRAM.

TITLE II--EDUCATION AND PREVENTION

SEC. 201. STUDY OF MANDATORY BMI REPORTING IN SCHOOL.

SEC. 202. TRAINING AND EDUCATION.

SEC. 203. HEALTH PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING.

SEC. 204. EDUCATION AND TRAINING FOR ALL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS.

SEC. 205. EDUCATION AND TRAINING FOR SCHOOL AND HIGHER EDUCATION PROFESSIONALS.

SEC. 206. EATING DISORDER RESEARCH AND REPORT.

SEC. 207. PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS.

SEC. 208. SENSE OF CONGRESS.

TITLE III--TREATMENT

SEC. 301. COVERAGE FOR TREATMENT FOR EATING DISORDERS UNDER GROUP HEALTH PLANS, INDIVIDUAL HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE, AND FEHBP.

`SEC. 2708. COVERAGE FOR TREATMENT FOR EATING DISORDERS.

`SEC. 714. COVERAGE FOR TREATMENT FOR EATING DISORDERS.

`SEC. 9813. COVERAGE FOR TREATMENT FOR EATING DISORDERS.

`SEC. 2754. COVERAGE FOR TREATMENT FOR EATING DISORDERS.

TITLE IV--IMPROVING AVAILABILITY AND ACCESS TO TREATMENT

SEC. 401. MEDICAID COVERAGE FOR EATING DISORDER TREATMENT SERVICES.

SEC. 402. GRANTS TO SUPPORT PATIENT ADVOCACY.

`SEC. 938. GRANTS TO SUPPORT PATIENT ADVOCACY.

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