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S. 201: Improving Access to Health Care in Rural and Underserved Areas Act

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A bill to establish a program ensuring access to accredited continuing medical education for primary care physicians and other health care providers at Federally-qualified health centers and rural health clinics, to provide training and clinical support for primary care providers to practice at their full scope and improve access to care for patients in underserved areas.

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Sponsor and status

Jacky Rosen

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Nevada. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 3, 2021
Length: 10 pages
Feb 3, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Introduced on Feb 3, 2021

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 3, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.


3 Cosponsors (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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What legislators are saying

Thune, Stabenow Reintroduce Cover Crop Legislation
    — Sen. John Thune [R-SD] on Apr 29, 2021

Gillibrand Announces Disclose Act To Combat Special Interests And Dark Money Influence In Federal Elections
    — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand [D-NY] on Mar 2, 2021

Following Aftermath of Insurrection, Van Hollen, Menendez Demand Greater Accountability and Transparency in Corporate Political Spending
    — Sen. Chris Van Hollen [D-MD] on Mar 2, 2021

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Feb 3, 2021

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S. 201 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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