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Federal Statutes and those currently being proposed specific to GME

Bolstering America’s Health Care Workforce

Training more doctors in areas of need – The modified Chairman’s Mark would increase the number of Graduate Medical Education (GME) training positions in states with the lowest resident physician-to-patient ratios. This policy was submitted by Senator Nelson as amendment D7.

Increasing community-based primary care – The modified Chairman’s Mark would provide new resources to increase community-based training sites for primary care residency programs. This policy was submitted by Senator Bingaman as amendment D8.

Training a diversity of health care professionals – The modified Chairman’s Mark would provide $200 million for the training of advanced practice nurses. This policy was submitted by Senator Stabenow as amendment D4.
Source: https://www.kaiserhealthnews.org/Stories/2009/September/22/Modifications-Press-Release.aspx

BAUCUS MODIFIES CHAIRMAN’S MARK TO IMPROVE HEALTH CARE AFFORDABILITY, MAINTAIN DEFICIT REDUCTIONS