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Physical Therapist Workforce and Patient Access Act of 2013

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3/19/2013--Introduced. Physical Therapist Workforce and Patient Access Act of 2013 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to include physical therapy within the definition of "primary health services" for purposes of the National Health Service Corps...[more]

Sponsor

  • Sen. Jon Tester [D, MT]

Cosponsors (6)

  • Sen. John Boozman [R, AR]
  • Sen. Martin Heinrich [D, NM]
  • Sen. Tim Johnson [D, SD]
  • Sen. Angus S. King, Jr. [I, ME]
  • Sen. Mark Udall [D, CO]
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Sponsor: Sen Jon Tester (D-MT)

Summary:

  • Would include physical therapy within the definition of "primary health services" for purposes of the National Health Service Corps. Physical therapists would be eligible for repayment of their educational loans in order to ensure an adequate supply of physical therapists.
 

Status:

3/19/13 – Introduced, read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions.