IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
November 7, 2011
Mrs. Gillibrand introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
To amend title XXVIII of the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize certain provisions relating to public health preparedness.
This Act may be cited as
National Disaster Medical System
Reauthorization of certain provisions relating to public health preparedness
Section 2812 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 300hh–11) is amended—
in subsection (a)(3), by adding at the end the following:
The Secretary may determine and pay claims for reimbursement for services under subparagraph (A) directly or by contract providing for payment in advance or by way of reimbursement.
in subsection (g), by striking
sums as may be necessary for each of the fiscal years 2007 through 2011
$56,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2012 through