House Bill 1667
117th Congress(2021-2022)
Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act
Became Law
Became Law
Became Public Law 117-105 on Mar 18, 2022
Overview
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Introduced
Mar 8, 2021
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Mar 18, 2022
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Bill Number
1667
Congress
117
Policy Area
Health
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House Votes (2)
Senate Votes (1)
Passed
December 9, 2021
Type
Final Passage Under Suspension Of The Rules Results
House Roll Call Votes
Summary

Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act

This bill establishes grants and requires other activities to improve mental and behavioral health and prevent burnout among health care providers.

Specifically, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) must award grants to

  • train health care providers on suicide prevention, other behavioral health issues, and strategies to improve well-being; and
  • establish or expand programs to promote mental and behavioral health among health care providers involved with COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) response efforts.

HHS must also study and develop policy recommendations on

  • preventing burnout and improving mental and behavioral health among health care providers,
  • removing barriers to accessing care and treatment, and
  • identifying strategies to promote resiliency.

Additionally, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention must conduct a campaign to encourage health care providers to seek support and treatment for mental and behavioral health concerns.

Text (5)
December 9, 2021
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Public Record
Record Created
Mar 9, 2021 8:12:12 AM
Record Updated
Mar 29, 2022 3:45:24 AM