ERIC Number: ED264809
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-May-23
Reference Count: N/A
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)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Dental Students, Economically Disadvantaged, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Financial Support, Government School Relationship, Health Occupations, Higher Education, Interest (Finance), Low Income Groups, Medical Education, Optometry, Osteopathy, Pharmaceutical Education, Podiatry, Professional Education, Public Health, Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Energy and Commerce.