House Bill 2802
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Physical Therapist Workforce and Patient Access Act of 2019
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in House on May 16, 2019
Overview
Text
Introduced
May 16, 2019
Latest Action
May 17, 2019
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
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Bill Number
2802
Congress
116
Policy Area
Health
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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.
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No House 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 (3)
05/17/2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
05/16/2019
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
05/16/2019
Introduced in House
Public Record
Created
May 17, 2019 7:12:09 AM
Updated
Apr 16, 2021 5:20:33 PM