S 1095

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

S. 1095

To include geriatrics and gerontology in the definition of `primary health services' under the National Health Service Corps program.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 26, 2011

Mrs. BOXER (for herself, Ms. COLLINS, Mr. KOHL, and Mr. SANDERS) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions


A BILL

To include geriatrics and gerontology in the definition of `primary health services' under the National Health Service Corps program.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the `Caring for an Aging America Act'.

SEC. 2. PRIMARY HEALTH SERVICES.

    Section 331(a)(3)(D) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 254d(a)(3)(D)) is amended by inserting `geriatrics, gerontology,' after `pediatrics,'.

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