Public Health Service Act


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Public Health Service Act

One of the principal laws giving the authority for federal health activities. First enacted July 1, 1944, it provided a complete codification of all the federal public health laws. Many of the health laws since 1944 are amendments to the Public Health Service Act revising, extending, or giving new authority to the act.
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except as provided in clause (ii), vary only as provided for under section 2701 of the Public Health Service Act (as amended by the ACA and notwithstanding the date on which such amendments take effect);
One of the reasons GINA is so interesting is that it amends a number of other laws it intersects, such as the Employment Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Medicare and the Public Health Service Act.
said through his staff that he would support addressing personnel shortages by reauthorizing the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) and Title VII of the Public Health Service Act, both of which provide funding for allied health education.
The conscience-protection regulations are based on underlying federal conscience-protection laws that Congress has enacted, including the 1973 Church Amendments, the 1996 Public Health Service Act amendment, and the Hyde-Weldon Conscience Protection Amendment, which was first added to a funding bill in 2004.
He said he worries that ultimately the Congress and President Obama will begin to chip away at the existing laws and amendments that protect the conscience rights of health care providers such as the Church amendments, provisions in the Public Health Service Act, and the Weldon Amendment.
In a letter last September reacting to the proposed Bush rule, the Catholic Health Association said it had "long supported and worked for the enactment of conscience clause protections" in federal laws such as the Church Amendments, the Public Health Service Act and the Weldon Amendment.
Finally, and perhaps most important, CBER's authority resides in the Public Health Service Act and in specific sections of the Food Drug and Cosmetic Act.
In 1944, Congress passed the Public Health Service Act, which laid the foundation for a modern National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support biomedical research through extramural grants, largely to academic research institutions.
ANA is working to convince Congress to significantly increase funding for the Nursing Workforce Development programs administered by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) under Title VIII of the Public Health Service Act.
The provisions of GINA that govern health insurance plans take the form of amendments to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and the Public Health Service Act.
The House bill would amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), the Public Health Service Act and the Internal Revenue Code.
The council is authorized under Title VIII of the Public Health Service Act, which is administered by the Health Resources and Services Administration Bureau of the Health Professions Division of Nursing.

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