S 958

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

S. 958

To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the program of payments to children's hospitals that operate graduate medical education programs.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 12, 2011

Mr. CASEY (for himself, Mr. ISAKSON, Mr. BROWN of Ohio, Mr. BLUNT, Mr. KERRY, Mr. BROWN of Massachusetts, Mr. BLUMENTHAL, and Mr. ROBERTS) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions


A BILL

To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the program of payments to children's hospitals that operate graduate medical education programs.

    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 `Children's Hospital GME Support Reauthorization Act of 2011'.

SEC. 2. PROGRAM OF PAYMENTS TO CHILDREN'S HOSPITALS THAT OPERATE GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS.

    Section 340E of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 256e) is amended--

      (1) in subsection (a), by striking `2011' and inserting `2016';

      (2) in subsection (b)(3)(D)--

        (A) in the heading, by striking `REPORT' and inserting `REPORTS'; and

        (B) in the matter preceding clause (i), by inserting `and not later than the end of fiscal year 2015,' after `2011,'; and

      (3) in subsection (f)--

        (A) in paragraph (1)(A)(iv), by striking `2011' and inserting `2016'; and

        (B) in paragraph (2)(D), by striking `2011' and inserting `2016'.

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