ERIC Number: ED118334
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Aug-1
Reference Count: 0
Health Services for Domestic Agricultural Workers, 1972: S. 3762 -- To Extend the Program for Health Services for Domestic Agricultural Migrant Workers. Joint Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health and the Subcommittee on Migratory Labor of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate, 92d Congress, 2d Session, August 1, 1972.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.
On August 1, 1972, the Subcommittee heard testimony on bill S. 3762 which would extend the program for health services for domestic agricultural migrant workers. The bill would extend the migrant health program for 5 years, with $100 million authorized for fiscal year 1973 and a $25 million increase for each of the following years. S. 3762 represented a first attempt to bring the funding level for migrant health care services into some appropriate relationship to the documented level of need. Among the witnesses were the Assistant Secretary for Health and Scientific Affairs and representatives from the Community Health Service, the Hidalgo-Starr Catholic Charities (San Juan, Texas), the Texas Rural Legal Aid, the Orange Cove (California) Clinica de Salubridad, the Clinica de Salubridad de Campesinos, the Yakima Valley Clinic (Grandview, Washington), and the Mirgrant Legal Action Program, Inc. (Washington, D.C.). Additional information included: (1) suggested amendments to the Medicare-Medicaid Programs to extend migrant workers coverage, (2) summary of nutritional problems in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, and (3) bilingual staff by project and region. (NQ)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.
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