Title VII Reauthorization (Senate)
Summary: On May 22, 2018, PAEA submitted testimony to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions illustrating the positive impact that Title VII health workforce programs have had in supporting PA education and workforce development.
PAEA also proposed the reauthorization of funding for the Primary Care Training and Enhancement program, Training for Diversity programs, and Area Health Education Centers at their 2010 authorized levels for the purposes of:
- Increasing patient access to primary care within rural and medically underserved communities
- Addressing health disparities that impact minority populations by promoting diversity in the PA workforce
- Ensuring that the general demand for PA services is met