Senate Bill 970
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Physical Therapist Workforce and Patient Access Act of 2019
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Apr 1, 2019
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Apr 1, 2019
Latest Action
Apr 1, 2019
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
970
Congress
116
Policy Area
Health
Health
Primary focus of measure is science or practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease; health services administration and funding, including such programs as Medicare and Medicaid; health personnel and medical education; drug use and safety; health care coverage and insurance; health facilities. Measures concerning controlled substances and drug trafficking may fall under Crime and Law Enforcement policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Montana
Alabama
Arkansas
Mississippi
Mississippi
North Dakota
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Physical Therapist Workforce and Patient Access Act of 2019

This bill makes the provision of physical therapy services a profession eligible for the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Program. The NHSC Loan Repayment Program assists specified health care professionals to repay eligible student loans in exchange for providing services in areas with limited access to health care.

Text (1)
Actions (2)
04/01/2019
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
04/01/2019
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Apr 2, 2019 4:27:11 AM
Updated
Jun 11, 2021 9:58:36 PM