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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Essential community providers are those providers who are eligible to participate in the low cost, drug-purchasing program defined in section 340B(a)(4) of the Public Health Service Act, which includes HIV care specialists who receive funding through the Ryan White program.
The Public Health Service Act requires an "excepted benefit" to be separate from an employer's group health plan, Brown writes.
This provision essentially provides that a health insurance issuer in the group and individual markets cannot cancel, or fail to renew, coverage for an individual or a group for any reason other than those named in the Public Health Service Act (that is, non-payment of premiums; fraud or intentional misrepresentation of material fact; withdrawal of a product or withdrawal of an issuer from the market; movement of an individual or an employer outside the service area; or, for bona fide association coverage, cessation of association membership).
Bush made this statement while championing Title X of the Public Health Service Act, the first - and to date only - federal program dedicated to providing family planning services.
In the case of an individual, gross income shall not include any amount received under section 338B(g) of the Public Health Service Act or under a State program described in section 3381 of such Act.
This final rule is issued under the authority provided to the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology in section 3001 (c)(5) of the Public Health Service Act (PHSA) as added by the HITECH Act.
The direction of funding for prevention, wellness and public health activities authorized by the Public Health Service Act.
The Public Health Service Act section 3004(b)(1) established the Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH Act).
Public Health Service Act, to inspect all cruise ships that offer foreign itineraries with U.
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.
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.
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.

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