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ERIC Number: ED264809
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-May-23
Pages: 78
Abstractor: N/A
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Health Professions Educational Assistance Amendments of 1985. Report Together with Additional Views to Accompany H.R. 2410. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
A bill amending the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend programs under Title VII (health professions programs) is addressed in this congressional report. The bill reauthorizes for 3 years the following programs: the Health Education Assistance Loan program of insurance for market-rate student loans (the ceiling is raised); the Health Professions Student Loan program of low-interest student loans from revolving funds maintained by health professions schools; scholarships for first-year students of exceptional financial need; capitation assistance to schools of public health; support for family medicine departments; the Area Health Education Centers; support for programs to train physician assistants; programs and traineeships in general internal medicine, general pediatrics, family medicine, general dentistry, and health administration; assistance to institutions in recruiting and providing educational assistance to students from disadvantaged backgrounds; project grant authorities for health professions schools; and support for public health traineeships and preventive medicine residencies. Included are descriptions of new provisions and a section-by-section analysis. (SW)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Energy and Commerce.