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H.R.2037: Native American Psychiatric and Mental Health Care Improvement Act
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||native americans|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Kurt Schrader, D-Ore.|
|Total Cosponsors||23 (22 Democrats, 1 Republican)|
|Introduced||May 16, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||June 3, 2013|
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- Bill introduced in the House
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill signed into law
Native American Psychiatric and Mental Health Care Improvement Act - Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to award a five-year grant to one department of psychiatry in, or one non-profit entity affiliated with, an accredited medical school in this country to carry out a demonstration program to recruit, train, deploy, and professionally support psychiatric physicians who agree to provide primary and specialty health care services in Indian health programs for at least two years.
Requires the grantee to: (1) create a nationally-replicable workforce model that identifies and incorporates best practices for carrying out such activities, and (2) provide participating psychiatric physicians with up to one year of supplemental clinical and cultural competency training that enables them to provide primary and specialty health care services in Indian health programs.
Requires participating psychiatric physicians to: (1) be licensed or eligible for licens...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|June 3, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee Indian and Alaska Native Affairs.|
|May 17, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.|
|May 16, 2013||Referred to House Natural Resources|
|May 16, 2013||Referred to House Energy and Commerce|