HR 2224

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 2224

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide opportunities for additional residency slots in participating teaching hospitals and to expand the primary care bonus to certain underserved specialties and to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax incentives for practicing-teaching physicians.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 16, 2011

Mr. GRIMM (for himself, Mr. CROWLEY, Mr. ENGEL, Mr. KING of New York, Mr. MEEKS, Mr. HANNA, Mrs. MALONEY, Ms. CLARKE of New York, Mr. ACKERMAN, and Mrs. MCCARTHY of New York) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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 title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide opportunities for additional residency slots in participating teaching hospitals and to expand the primary care bonus to certain underserved specialties and to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax incentives for practicing-teaching physicians.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. DISTRIBUTION OF ADDITIONAL RESIDENCY SLOTS.

SEC. 3. EXPANDING PRIMARY CARE BONUS TO CERTAIN UNDERSERVED SPECIALTIES.

SEC. 4. SMALL PHYSICIAN PRACTICE RESIDENCY CREDIT.

`SEC. 45S. SMALL PHYSICIAN PRACTICE RESIDENCY CREDIT.

END