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Part A—Administration

202. Administration and supervision of Service. 203. Organization of Service. 204. Commissioned Corps and Ready Reserve Corps. 204a. Deployment readiness. 205. Appointment and tenure of office of Surgeon General; reversion in rank. 206. Assignment of officers. 207. Grades, ranks, and titles of commissioned corps. 208. Repealed. 209. Appointment of personnel. 209a to 209c. Omitted or Repealed. 209d. Appointment of osteopaths as commissioned officers. 210. Pay and allowances. 210–1. Annual and sick leave. 210a. Repealed. 210b. Professional categories. 211. Promotion of commissioned officers. 211a, 211b. Repealed. 211c. Promotion credit for medical officers in assistant grade. 212. Retirement of commissioned officers. 212a, 212b. Repealed. 213. Military benefits. 213a. Rights, benefits, privileges, and immunities for commissioned officers or beneficiaries; exercise of authority by Secretary or designee. 214. Presentation of United States flag upon retirement. 214a. Repealed. 215. Detail of Service personnel. 216. Regulations. 217. Use of Service in time of war or emergency. 217a. Advisory councils or committees. 217a–1. Advisory committees; prohibition of consideration of political affiliations. 217b. Volunteer services. 218. National Advisory Councils on Migrant Health. 218a. Training of officers. 219 to 230. Transferred, Repealed, or Omitted. 231. Service and supply fund; uses; reimbursement. 232. National Institute of Mental Health; authorization of appropriation; construction; location. 233. Civil actions or proceedings against commissioned officers or employees. 234. Repealed. 235. Administration of grants in multigrant projects; promulgation of regulations. 236. Orphan Products Board. 237. Silvio O. Conte Senior Biomedical Research Service. 237a. Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health.
Part B—Miscellaneous Provisions

238. Gifts for benefit of Service. 238a. Use of immigration station hospitals. 238b. Disposition of money collected for care of patients. 238c. Transportation of remains of officers. 238d. Availability of appropriations for grants to Federal institutions. 238e. Transfer of funds. 238f. Availability of appropriations. 238g. Wearing of uniforms. 238h. Biennial report. 238i. Memorials and other acknowledgments for contributions to health of Nation. 238j. Evaluation of programs. 238k. Contract authority. 238l. Recovery. 238m. Use of fiscal agents. 238n. Abortion-related discrimination in governmental activities regarding training and licensing of physicians. 238o. Restriction on use of funds for assisted suicide, euthanasia, and mercy killing. 238p. Recommendations and guidelines regarding automated external defibrillators for Federal buildings. 238q. Liability regarding emergency use of automated external defibrillators.
Part C—Smallpox Emergency Personnel Protection

239. General provisions. 239a. Determination of eligibility and benefits. 239b. Smallpox vaccine injury table. 239c. Medical benefits. 239d. Compensation for lost employment income. 239e. Payment for death. 239f. Administration. 239g. Authorization of appropriations. 239h. Relationship to other laws.
Part D—United States Public Health Sciences Track

239l. Establishment. 239l–1. Administration. 239l–2. Students; selection; obligation. 239l–3. Funding. SUBCHAPTER II—GENERAL POWERS AND DUTIES
Part A—Research and Investigations

241. Research and investigations generally. 242. Studies and investigations on use and misuse of narcotic drugs and other drugs; annual report to Attorney General; cooperation with States. 242a. Repealed. 242b. General authority respecting research, evaluations, and demonstrations in health statistics, health services, and health care technology. 242c to 242j. Repealed or Transferred. 242k. National Center for Health Statistics. 242l. International cooperation. 242m. General provisions respecting effectiveness, efficiency, and quality of health services. 242n. Repealed. 242o. Health conferences; publication of health educational information. 242p. National disease prevention data profile. 242q. Task Force on Aging Research; establishment and duties. 242q–1. Membership. 242q–2. Administrative staff and support. 242q–3. Repealed. 242q–4. Definitions. 242q–5. Authorization of appropriations. 242r. Improvement and publication of data on food-related allergic responses. 242s. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Office of Women’s Health.
Part B—Federal-State Cooperation

243. General grant of authority for cooperation. 244. Public access defibrillation programs. 244–1, 244a. Repealed. 245. Public access defibrillation demonstration projects. 245a. Repealed. 246. Grants and services to States. 246a. Bureau of State Services management fund; establishment; advancements; availability. 247. Omitted. 247a. Family support groups for Alzheimer’s disease patients. 247b. Project grants for preventive health services. 247b–1. Screenings, referrals, and education regarding lead poisoning. 247b–2. Repealed. 247b–3. Education, technology assessment, and epidemiology regarding lead poisoning. 247b–3a. Training and reports by the Health Resources and Services Administration. 247b–4. National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities. 247b–4a. Early detection, diagnosis, and interventions for newborns and infants with hearing loss. 247b–4b to 247b–4e. Repealed. 247b–4f. Research relating to preterm labor and delivery and the care, treatment, and outcomes of preterm and low birthweight infants. 247b–4g. Repealed. 247b–5. Preventive health measures with respect to prostate cancer. 247b–6. National strategy for combating and eliminating tuberculosis. 247b–7. Loan repayment program. 247b–8. Fellowship and training programs. 247b–9. Diabetes in children and youth. 247b–9a. Better diabetes care. 247b–10. Compilation of data on asthma. 247b–11. Effects of folic acid in prevention of birth defects. 247b–12. Safe motherhood. 247b–13. Prenatal and postnatal health. 247b–14. Oral health promotion and disease prevention. 247b–14a. Identification of interventions that reduce the burden and transmission of oral, dental, and craniofacial diseases in high risk populations; development of approaches for pediatric oral and craniofacial assessment. 247b–15. Surveillance and education regarding hepatitis C virus. 247b–16. Grants for lead poisoning related activities. 247b–17. Human papillomavirus (Johanna’s Law). 247b–18. Surveillance and research regarding muscular dystrophy. 247b–19. Information and education. 247b–20. Food safety grants. 247b–21. Mosquito-borne diseases; coordination grants to States; assessment and control grants to political subdivisions. 247b–22. Microbicide research. 247c. Sexually transmitted diseases; prevention and control projects and programs. 247c–1. Infertility and sexually transmitted diseases. 247c–2. Data collection regarding programs under subchapter XXIV. 247d. Public health emergencies. 247d–1. Vaccine tracking and distribution. 247d–2, 247d–3. Repealed. 247d–3a. Improving State and local public health security. 247d–3b. Partnerships for State and regional hospital preparedness to improve surge capacity. 247d–4. Revitalizing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 247d–5. Combating antimicrobial resistance. 247d–5a. Identification of clinically susceptible concentrations of antimicrobials. 247d–6. Public health countermeasures to a bioterrorist attack. 247d–6a. Authority for use of certain procedures regarding qualified countermeasure research and development activities. 247d–6b. Strategic National Stockpile and security countermeasure procurements. 247d–6c. Repealed. 247d–6d. Targeted liability protections for pandemic and epidemic products and security countermeasures. 247d–6e. Covered countermeasure process. 247d–7. Demonstration program to enhance bioterrorism training, coordination, and readiness. 247d–7a. Grants regarding training and education of certain health professionals. 247d–7b. Emergency system for advance registration of health professions volunteers. 247d–7c. Supplies and services in lieu of award funds. 247d–7d. Security for countermeasure development and production. 247d–7e. Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority. 247d–7f. National Biodefense Science Board and working groups. 247d–8. Coordinated program to improve pediatric oral health. 247d–9. Dental education for parents of newborns.
Part C—Hospitals, Medical Examinations, and Medical Care

247e. National Hansen’s Disease Programs Center. 248. Control and management of hospitals; furnishing prosthetic and orthopedic devices; transfer of patients; disposal of articles produced by patients; disposal of money and effects of deceased patients; payment of burial expenses. 248a. Closing or transfer of hospitals; reduction of services; Congressional authorization required. 248b. Transfer or financial self-sufficiency of public health service hospitals and clinics. 248c, 248d. Repealed. 249. Medical care and treatment of quarantined and detained persons. 250. Medical care and treatment of Federal prisoners. 250a. Transfer of appropriations. 251. Medical examination and treatment of Federal employees; medical care at remote stations. 252. Medical examination of aliens. 253. Medical services to Coast Guard, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and Public Health Service. 253a. Medical services to retired personnel of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. 253b. Former Lighthouse Service employees; medical service eligibility. 254. Interdepartmental work. 254a. Sharing of medical care facilities and resources.
Part D—Primary Health Care

subpart i—health centers

254b. Health centers. 254b–1. State grants to health care providers who provide services to a high percentage of medically underserved populations or other special populations. 254b–2. Community health centers and the National Health Service Corps Fund. 254c. Rural health care services outreach, rural health network development, and small health care provider quality improvement grant programs. 254c–1. Grants for health services for Pacific Islanders. 254c–1a. Grants to nurse-managed health clinics. 254c–2. Special diabetes programs for type I diabetes. 254c–3. Special diabetes programs for Indians. 254c–4. Centers for strategies on facilitating utilization of preventive health services among various populations. 254c–5. Epilepsy; seizure disorder. 254c–6. Certain services for pregnant women. 254c–7. Special needs adoption programs; public awareness campaign and other activities. 254c–8. Healthy start for infants. 254c–9. Establishment of program of grants. 254c–10. Certain requirements. 254c–11. Technical assistance. 254c–12. Definitions. 254c–13. Authorization of appropriations. 254c–14. Telehealth network and telehealth resource centers grant programs. 254c–15. Rural emergency medical service training and equipment assistance program. 254c–16. Mental health services delivered via telehealth. 254c–17. Repealed. 254c–18. Telemedicine; incentive grants regarding coordination among States.
subpart ii—national health service corps program

254d. National Health Service Corps. 254e. Health professional shortage areas. 254f. Corps personnel. 254f–1. Priorities in assignment of Corps personnel. 254g. Charges for services by entities using Corps members. 254h. Provision of health services by Corps members. 254h–1. Facilitation of effective provision of Corps services. 254i. Annual report to Congress; contents. 254j. National Advisory Council on National Health Service Corps. 254k. Authorization of appropriations.
subpart iii—scholarship program and loan repayment program

254l. National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program. 254l–1. National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program. 254m. Obligated service under contract. 254n. Private practice. 254o. Breach of scholarship contract or loan repayment contract. 254o–1. Fund regarding use of amounts recovered for contract breach to replace services lost as result of breach. 254p. Special loans for former Corps members to enter private practice. 254q. Authorization of appropriations. 254q–1. Grants to States for loan repayment programs. 254r. Grants to States for operation of offices of rural health. 254s. Native Hawaiian Health Scholarships. 254t. Demonstration project. 254u. Public health departments.
subpart iv—home health services

255. Home health services.
subpart v—healthy communities access program

256. Grants to strengthen the effectiveness, efficiency, and coordination of services for the uninsured and underinsured. 256a. Patient navigator grants. 256a–1. Establishing community health teams to support the patient-centered medical home.
subpart vii—drug pricing agreements

256b. Limitation on prices of drugs purchased by covered entities.
subpart viii—bulk purchases of vaccines for certain programs

256c. Bulk purchases of vaccines for certain programs. 256d. Breast and cervical cancer information.
subpart ix—support of graduate medical education programs in children’s hospitals

256e. Program of payments to children’s hospitals that operate graduate medical education programs.
subpart x—primary dental programs

256f. Designated dental health professional shortage area. 256g. Grants for innovative programs. 256g–1. Demonstration program to increase access to dental health care services.
subpart xi—support of graduate medical education in qualified teaching health centers

256h. Program of payments to teaching health centers that operate graduate medical education programs.
subpart xii—community-based collaborative care network program

256i. Community-based collaborative care network program.
Part E—Narcotic Addicts and Other Drug Abusers

257 to 261a. Repealed or Transferred.
Part F—Licensing of Biological Products and Clinical Laboratories

subpart 1—biological products

262. Regulation of biological products. 262a. Enhanced control of dangerous biological agents and toxins. 263. Preparation of biological products by Service.
subpart 2—clinical laboratories

263a. Certification of laboratories. 263a–1. Assisted reproductive technology programs. 263a–2. Certification of embryo laboratories. 263a–3. Accreditation organizations. 263a–4. Certification revocation and suspension. 263a–5. Publication. 263a–6. Fees. 263a–7. Definitions.
subpart 3—mammography facilities

263b. Certification of mammography facilities.
Part G—Quarantine and Inspection

264. Regulations to control communicable diseases. 265. Suspension of entries and imports from designated places to prevent spread of communicable diseases. 266. Special quarantine powers in time of war. 267. Quarantine stations, grounds, and anchorages. 268. Quarantine duties of consular and other officers. 269. Bills of health. 270. Quarantine regulations governing civil air navigation and civil aircraft. 271. Penalties for violation of quarantine laws. 272. Administration of oaths by quarantine officers.
Part H—Organ Transplants

273. Organ procurement organizations. 273a. National living donor mechanisms. 273b. Report on the long-term health effects of living organ donation. 274. Organ procurement and transplantation network. 274a. Scientific registry. 274b. General provisions respecting grants and contracts. 274c. Administration. 274d. Report. 274e. Prohibition of organ purchases. 274f. Reimbursement of travel and subsistence expenses incurred toward living organ donation. 274f–1. Public awareness; studies and demonstrations. 274f–2. Grants regarding hospital organ donation coordinators. 274f–3. Studies relating to organ donation and the recovery, preservation, and transportation of organs. 274f–4. Report relating to organ donation and the recovery, preservation, and transportation of organs. 274f–5. Criteria, standards, and regulations with respect to organs infected with HIV. 274g. Authorization of appropriations.
Part H–1—Stephanie Tubbs Jones Gift of Life Medal

274i. Eligibility requirements for Stephanie Tubbs Jones Gift of Life Medal. 274i–1. Solicitation of donations; prohibition on use of Federal funds. 274i–2. Design and production of medal. 274i–3. Medals not treated as valuable consideration. 274i–4. Definitions.
Part I—C.W. Bill Young Cell Transplantation Program

274k. National Program. 274l. Stem cell therapeutic outcomes database. 274l–1. Definitions. 274m. Authorization of appropriations. 275 to 280a–1. Repealed.
Part J—Prevention and Control of Injuries

280b. Research. 280b–1. Prevention and control activities. 280b–1a. Interpersonal violence within families and among acquaintances. 280b–1b. Use of allotments for rape prevention education. 280b–1c. Prevention of traumatic brain injury. 280b–1d. National program for traumatic brain injury surveillance and registries. 280b–1e. Study on traumatic brain injury. 280b–1f. Prevention of falls among older adults. 280b–2. General provisions. 280b–3. Authorization of appropriations. 280b–4. Study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Part K—Health Care Services in the Home

subpart i—grants for demonstration projects

280c. Establishment of program. 280c–1. Limitation on duration of grant and requirement of matching funds. 280c–2. General provisions.
subpart ii—grants for demonstration projects with respect to alzheimer’s disease

280c–3. Establishment of program. 280c–4. Requirement of matching funds. 280c–5. General provisions.
subpart iii—grants for home visiting services for at-risk families

280c–6. Projects to improve maternal, infant, and child health.
Part L—[Repealed]

280d. Transferred. 280d–11. Transferred.
Part M—National Program of Cancer Registries

280e. National program of cancer registries. 280e–1. Planning grants regarding registries. 280e–2. Technical assistance in operations of statewide cancer registries. 280e–3. Study in certain States to determine factors contributing to elevated breast cancer mortality rates. 280e–3a. National childhood cancer registry. 280e–4. Authorization of appropriations.
Part N—National Foundation for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

280e–11. Establishment and duties of Foundation.
Part O—Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Prevention and Services Program

280f to 280f–3. Omitted.
Part P—Additional Programs

280g. Children’s asthma treatment grants program. 280g–1. Early detection, diagnosis, and treatment regarding hearing loss in newborns and infants. 280g–2. Childhood malignancies. 280g–3. .Controlled substance monitoring program. 280g–4. Grants to strengthen the healthcare system’s response to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. 280g–5. Public and health care provider education and support services. 280g–6. Chronic kidney disease initiatives. 280g–7. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis registry. 280g–8. Support for patients receiving a positive diagnosis of Down syndrome or other prenatally or postnatally diagnosed conditions. 280g–9. Programs to improve quality of life for persons with paralysis and other physical disabilities. 280g–10. Community Preventive Services Task Force. 280g–11. Grants to promote positive health behaviors and outcomes. 280g–12. Primary Care Extension Program. 280g–13. National Congenital Heart Disease Surveillance System. 280g–14. National diabetes prevention program. 280g–15. State demonstration programs to evaluate alternatives to current medical tort litigation. 280g–16. Food Safety Integrated Centers of Excellence.
Part Q—Programs To Improve the Health of Children

280h. Grants to promote childhood nutrition and physical activity. 280h–1. Applied research program. 280h–2. Education campaign. 280h–3. Health professional education and training. 280h–4. Grants for the establishment of school-based health centers. 280h–5. School-based health centers.
Part R—Programs Relating to Autism

280i. Developmental disabilities surveillance and research program. 280i–1. Autism education, early detection, and intervention. 280i–2. Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee. 280i–3. Report to Congress. 280i–4. Authorization of appropriations.
Part S—Health Care Quality Programs

subpart i—national strategy for quality improvement in health care

280j. National strategy for quality improvement in health care. 280j–1. Collection and analysis of data for quality and resource use measures. 280j–2. Public reporting of performance information. 280j–3. Quality improvement program for hospitals with a high severity adjusted readmission rate.
Part T—Oral Healthcare Prevention Activities

280k. Oral healthcare prevention education campaign. 280k–1. Research-based dental caries disease management. 280k–2. Authorization of appropriations. 280k–3. Updating national oral healthcare surveillance activities.
Part U—Employer-Based Wellness Program

280l. Technical assistance for employer-based wellness programs. 280l–1. National worksite health policies and programs study. 280l–2. Prioritization of evaluation by Secretary. 280l–3. Prohibition of Federal workplace wellness requirements.
Part V—Programs Relating to Breast Health and Cancer

280m. Young women’s breast health awareness and support of young women diagnosed with breast cancer. SUBCHAPTER III—NATIONAL RESEARCH INSTITUTES
Part A—National Institutes of Health

281. Organization of National Institutes of Health. 282. Director of National Institutes of Health. 282a. Authorization of appropriations. 282b. Electronic coding of grants and activities. 282c. Public access to funded investigators’ final manuscripts. 282d. Transferred. 283. Biennial reports of Director of NIH. 283a. Annual reporting to increase interagency collaboration and coordination. 283a–1. Annual reporting to prevent fraud and abuse. 283a–2. Annual reporting regarding training of graduate students for doctoral degrees. 283a–3. Establishment of program regarding DES. 283b. Repealed. 283c. Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research. 283d. Children’s Vaccine Initiative. 283e. Plan for use of animals in research. 283f. Requirements regarding surveys of sexual behavior. 283g. Muscular dystrophy; initiative through Director of National Institutes of Health. 283h, 283i. Transferred. 283j. Review of centers of excellence. 283k. Biomedical and behavioral research facilities. 283l. Construction of regional centers for research on primates. 283m. Sanctuary system for surplus chimpanzees. 283n. Shared Instrumentation Grant Program.
Part B—General Provisions Respecting National Research Institutes

284. Directors of national research institutes. 284a. Advisory councils. 284b. Repealed. 284c. Certain uses of funds. 284d. Definitions. 284e. Research on osteoporosis, Paget’s disease, and related bone disorders. 284f. Parkinson’s disease. 284g. Expansion, intensification, and coordination of activities of National Institutes of Health with respect to research on autism spectrum disorder. 284h. Pediatric Research Initiative. 284i. Autoimmune diseases. 284j. Muscular dystrophy research. 284k. Clinical research. 284l. Enhancement awards. 284m. Program for pediatric studies of drugs. 284m–1. Pediatric Advisory Committee. 284n. Certain demonstration projects. 284o. Activities of the National Institutes of Health with respect to research on paralysis. 284p. Activities of the National Institutes of Health with respect to research with implications for enhancing daily function for persons with paralysis. 284q. Pain research.
Part C—Specific Provisions Respecting National Research Institutes

subpart 1—national cancer institute

285. Purpose of Institute. 285a. National Cancer Program. 285a–1. Cancer control programs. 285a–2. Special authorities of Director. 285a–3. National cancer research and demonstration centers. 285a–4. President’s Cancer Panel; establishment, membership, etc., functions. 285a–5. Associate Director for Prevention; appointment; function. 285a–6. Breast and gynecological cancers. 285a–7. Prostate cancer. 285a–8. Repealed. 285a–9. Grants for education, prevention, and early detection of radiogenic cancers and diseases. 285a–10. Research, information, and education with respect to blood cancer. 285a–11. Pediatric cancer research and awareness. 285a–12. Interagency Breast Cancer and Environmental Research Coordinating Committee. 285a–13. Scientific framework for recalcitrant cancers.
subpart 2—national heart, lung, and blood institute

285b. Purpose of Institute. 285b–1. Heart, blood vessel, lung, and blood disease prevention and control programs. 285b–2. Information and education. 285b–3. National Heart, Blood Vessel, Lung, and Blood Diseases and Blood Resources Program; administrative provisions. 285b–4. National research and demonstration centers. 285b–5. Repealed. 285b–6. Associate Director for Prevention; appointment; function. 285b–7. National Center on Sleep Disorders Research. 285b–7a. Heart attack, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases in women. 285b–7b. Coordination of Federal asthma activities. 285b–7c. Tuberculosis. 285b–8. Congenital heart disease.
subpart 3—national institute of diabetes and digestive and kidney diseases

285c. Purpose of Institute. 285c–1. Data systems and information clearinghouses. 285c–2. Division Directors for Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases, Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, and Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Diseases; functions. 285c–3. Interagency coordinating committees. 285c–4. Advisory boards. 285c–5. Research and training centers; development or expansion. 285c–6. Advisory council subcommittees. 285c–7. Biennial report. 285c–8. Nutritional disorders program. 285c–9. Juvenile diabetes.
subpart 4—national institute of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases

285d. Purpose of Institute. 285d–1. National arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases program. 285d–2. Research and training. 285d–3. Data system and information clearinghouse. 285d–4. Interagency coordinating committees. 285d–5. Arthritis and musculoskeletal diseases demonstration projects. 285d–6. Multipurpose arthritis and musculoskeletal diseases centers. 285d–6a. Lupus. 285d–7. Advisory Board. 285d–8. Juvenile arthritis and related conditions.
subpart 5—national institute on aging

285e. Purpose of Institute. 285e–1. Special functions. 285e–2. Alzheimer’s Disease centers. 285e–3. Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers. 285e–4. Awards for leadership and excellence in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. 285e–5. Research relevant to appropriate services for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias and their families. 285e–6. Dissemination of research results. 285e–7. Clearinghouse on Alzheimer’s Disease. 285e–8. Dissemination project. 285e–9. Alzheimer’s disease registry. 285e–10. Aging processes regarding women. 285e–10a. Alzheimer’s clinical research and training awards. 285e–11. Repealed.
subpart 6—national institute of allergy and infectious diseases

285f. Purpose of Institute. 285f–1. Research centers regarding chronic fatigue syndrome. 285f–2. Research and research training regarding tuberculosis. 285f–3. Sexually transmitted disease clinical research and training awards. 285f–4. Microbicide research and development.
subpart 7—eunice kennedy shriver national institute of child health and human development

285g. Purpose of Institute. 285g–1. Sudden infant death syndrome research. 285g–2. Research on intellectual disabilities. 285g–3. Associate Director for Prevention; appointment; function. 285g–4. National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research. 285g–5. Research centers with respect to contraception and infertility. 285g–6. Program regarding obstetrics and gynecology. 285g–7. Child health research centers. 285g–8. Prospective longitudinal study on adolescent health. 285g–9. Fragile X. 285g–10. Investment in tomorrow’s pediatric researchers.
subpart 8—national institute of dental research

285h. Purpose of Institute.
subpart 9—national eye institute

285i. Purpose of Institute. 285i–1. Clinical research on eye care and diabetes.
subpart 10—national institute of neurological disorders and stroke

285j. Purpose of Institute. 285j–1. Spinal cord regeneration research. 285j–2. Bioengineering research. 285j–3. Research on multiple sclerosis.
subpart 11—national institute of general medical sciences

285k. National Institute of General Medical Sciences.
subpart 12—national institute of environmental health sciences

285l. Purpose of Institute. 285l–1. Applied Toxicological Research and Testing Program. 285l–2. Definitions. 285l–3. Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Validation of Alternative Methods. 285l–4. Federal agency action. 285l–5. Application. 285l–6. Methods of controlling certain insect and vermin populations.
subpart 13—national institute on deafness and other communication disorders

285m. Purpose of Institute. 285m–1. National Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Program. 285m–2. Data System and Information Clearinghouse. 285m–3. Multipurpose deafness and other communication disorders center. 285m–4. National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Advisory Board. 285m–5. Interagency Coordinating Committee. 285m–6. Limitation on administrative expenses.
subpart 14—national institute on alcohol abuse and alcoholism

285n. Purpose of Institute. 285n–1. Associate Director for Prevention. 285n–2. National Alcohol Research Centers; mandatory grant for research of effects of alcohol on elderly.
subpart 15—national institute on drug abuse

285o. Purpose of Institute. 285o–1. Associate Director for Prevention. 285o–2. Drug Abuse Research Centers. 285o–3. Office on AIDS. 285o–4. Medication Development Program.
subpart 16—national institute of mental health

285p. Purpose of Institute. 285p–1. Associate Director for Prevention. 285p–2. Office of Rural Mental Health Research. 285p–3. Office on AIDS.
subpart 17—national institute of nursing research

285q. Purpose of Institute. 285q–1. Specific authorities. 285q–2. Advisory council. 285q–3. Biennial report.
subpart 18—national institute of biomedical imaging and bioengineering

285r. Purpose of the Institute.
subpart 19—national human genome research institute

285s. Purpose of Institute.
subpart 20—national institute on minority health and health disparities

285t. Purpose of Institute. 285t–1. Centers of excellence for research education and training. 285t–2. Loan repayment program for minority health disparities research. 285t–3. General provisions regarding the Institute.
Part D—National Library of Medicine

subpart 1—general provisions

286. National Library of Medicine. 286a. Board of Regents. 286a–1. Library facilities. 286a–2. Repealed.
subpart 2—financial assistance

286b. Repealed. 286b–1. Definitions. 286b–2. National Medical Libraries Assistance Advisory Board. 286b–3. Grants for training in medical library sciences. 286b–4. Assistance for projects in sciences related to health, for research and development in medical library science, and for development of education technologies. 286b–5. Grants for establishing, expanding, and improving basic resources of medical libraries and related instrumentalities. 286b–6. Grants and contracts for establishment of regional medical libraries. 286b–7. Financial support of biomedical scientific publications. 286b–8. Grant payments, records, and audit.
subpart 3—national center for biotechnology information

286c. Purpose, establishment, functions, and funding of National Center for Biotechnology Information.
subpart 4—national information center on health services research and health care technology

286d. National Information Center.
Part E—Other Agencies of NIH

subpart 1—national center for advancing translational sciences

287. National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences. 287a. Cures Acceleration Network. 287a–1. Office of Rare Diseases. 287a–2. Rare disease regional centers of excellence. 287a–3, 287a–3a. Transferred. 287a–4. General clinical research centers.
subpart 2—john e. fogarty international center for advanced study in health sciences

287b. General purpose.
subpart 3—national center for human genome research

287c. Transferred.
subpart 4—office of dietary supplements

287c–11. Dietary supplements.
subpart 5—national center for complementary and alternative medicine

287c–21. Purpose of Center.
subpart 6—transferred

287c–31 to 287c–34. Transferred.
Part F—Research on Women’s Health

287d. Office of Research on Women’s Health. 287d–1. National data system and clearinghouse on research on women’s health. 287d–2. Biennial report.
Part G—Awards and Training

288. Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards. 288–1. Loan repayment program for research with respect to acquired immune deficiency syndrome. 288–2. Loan repayment program for research with respect to contraception and infertility. 288–3. Loan repayment program for research generally. 288–4. Undergraduate scholarship program regarding professions needed by National Research Institutes. 288–5. Loan repayment program regarding clinical researchers from disadvantaged backgrounds. 288–5a. Loan repayment program regarding clinical researchers. 288–6. Pediatric research loan repayment program. 288a. Visiting Scientist Awards. 288b. Studies respecting biomedical and behavioral research personnel.
Part H—General Provisions

289. Institutional review boards; ethics guidance program. 289a. Peer review requirements. 289a–1. Certain provisions regarding review and approval of proposals for research. 289a–2. Inclusion of women and minorities in clinical research. 289b. Office of Research Integrity. 289b–1. Protection against financial conflicts of interest in certain projects of research. 289c. Research on public health emergencies. 289c–1. Collaborative use of certain health services research funds. 289d. Animals in research. 289e. Use of appropriations. 289f. Gifts and donations; memorials. 289g. Fetal research. 289g–1. Research on transplantation of fetal tissue. 289g–2. Prohibitions regarding human fetal tissue. 289g–3. Breast implant research. 289g–4. Support for emergency medicine research. 289h. Repealed. 290. National Institutes of Health Management Fund; establishment; advancements; availability; final adjustments of advances. 290a. Victims of fire.
Part I—Foundation for the National Institutes of Health

Part A—Organization and General Authorities

290aa. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. 290aa–1. Advisory councils. 290aa–2. Omitted. 290aa–2a. Report on individuals with co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse disorders. 290aa–3. Peer review. 290aa–3a. Transferred. 290aa–4. Data collection. 290aa–5. Grants for the benefit of homeless individuals. 290aa–5a. Alcohol and drug prevention or treatment services for Indians and Native Alaskans. 290aa–5b. Grants for ecstasy and other club drugs abuse prevention. 290aa–6 to 290aa–14. Transferred or Repealed.
Part B—Centers and Programs

subpart 1—center for substance abuse treatment

290bb. Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. 290bb–1. Residential treatment programs for pregnant and postpartum women. 290bb–1a. Transferred. 290bb–2. Priority substance abuse treatment needs of regional and national significance. 290bb–2a. Medical treatment of narcotics addiction; report to Congress. 290bb–3 to 290bb–5. Repealed. 290bb–6. Action by Center for Substance Abuse Treatment and States concerning military facilities. 290bb–7. Substance abuse treatment services for children and adolescents. 290bb–8. Early intervention services for children and adolescents. 290bb–9. Methamphetamine and amphetamine treatment initiative.
subpart 2—center for substance abuse prevention

290bb–21. Office for Substance Abuse Prevention. 290bb–22. Priority substance abuse prevention needs of regional and national significance. 290bb–23. Prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation model projects for high risk youth. 290bb–24. Repealed. 290bb–25. Grants for services for children of substance abusers. 290bb–25a. Grants for strengthening families. 290bb–25b. Programs to reduce underage drinking. 290bb–25c. Services for individuals with fetal alcohol syndrome. 290bb–25d. Centers of excellence on services for individuals with fetal alcohol syndrome and alcohol-related birth defects and treatment for individuals with such conditions and their families. 290bb–25e. Prevention of methamphetamine and inhalant abuse and addiction. 290bb–25f. Prevention and education programs.
subpart 3—center for mental health services

290bb–31. Center for Mental Health Services. 290bb–32. Priority mental health needs of regional and national significance. 290bb–33. National centers of excellence for depression. 290bb–34. Youth interagency research, training, and technical assistance centers. 290bb–35. Services for youth offenders. 290bb–36. Youth suicide early intervention and prevention strategies. 290bb–36a. Suicide prevention for youth. 290bb–36b. Mental and behavioral health services on campus. 290bb–37. Grants for emergency mental health centers. 290bb–38. Grants for jail diversion programs. 290bb–39. Improving outcomes for children and adolescents through services integration between child welfare and mental health services. 290bb–40. Grants for the integrated treatment of serious mental illness and co-occurring substance abuse. 290bb–41. Training grants. 290bb–42. Awards for co-locating primary and specialty care in community-based mental health settings. 290cc to 290cc–13. Repealed or Transferred.
Part C—Projects for Assistance in Transition From Homelessness

290cc–21. Formula grants to States. 290cc–22. Purpose of grants. 290cc–23. Requirement of matching funds. 290cc–24. Determination of amount of allotment. 290cc–25. Conversion to categorical program in event of failure of State regarding expenditure of grants. 290cc–26. Provision of certain information from State. 290cc–27. Description of intended expenditures of grant. 290cc–28. Requirement of reports by States. 290cc–29. Requirement of application. 290cc–30. Technical assistance. 290cc–31. Failure to comply with agreements. 290cc–32. Prohibition against certain false statements. 290cc–33. Nondiscrimination. 290cc–34. Definitions. 290cc–35. Funding.
Part D—Miscellaneous Provisions Relating to Substance Abuse and Mental Health

290dd. Substance abuse among government and other employees. 290dd–1. Admission of substance abusers to private and public hospitals and outpatient facilities. 290dd–2. Confidentiality of records. 290dd–3 to 290ee–3. Omitted.
Part E—Children With Serious Emotional Disturbances

290ff. Comprehensive community mental health services for children with serious emotional disturbances. 290ff–1. Requirements with respect to carrying out purpose of grants. 290ff–2. Individualized plan for services. 290ff–3. Additional provisions. 290ff–4. General provisions.
Part F—Model Comprehensive Program for Treatment of Substance Abuse

290gg. Repealed.
Part G—Projects for Children and Violence

290hh. Children and violence. 290hh–1. Grants to address the problems of persons who experience violence related stress.
Part H—Requirement Relating to the Rights of Residents of Certain Facilities

290ii. Requirement relating to the rights of residents of certain facilities. 290ii–1. Reporting requirement. 290ii–2. Regulations and enforcement.
Part I—Requirement Relating to the Rights of Residents of Certain Non-Medical, Community-Based Facilities for Children and Youth

290jj. Requirement relating to the rights of residents of certain non-medical, community-based facilities for children and youth. 290jj–1. Reporting requirement. 290jj–2. Regulations and enforcement.
Part J—Services Provided Through Religious Organizations

290kk. Applicability to designated programs. 290kk–1. Religious organizations as program participants. 290kk–2. Limitations on use of funds for certain purposes. 290kk–3. Educational requirements for personnel in drug treatment programs. SUBCHAPTER IV—CONSTRUCTION AND MODERNIZATION OF HOSPITALS AND OTHER MEDICAL FACILITIES 291. Congressional declaration of purpose.
Part A—Grants and Loans for Construction and Modernization of Hospitals and Other Medical Facilities

291a. Authorization of appropriations. 291b. State allotments. 291c. General regulations. 291d. State plans. 291e. Projects for construction or modernization. 291f. Payments for construction or modernization. 291g. Withholding of payments; noncompliance with requirements. 291h. Judicial review. 291i. Recovery of expenditures under certain conditions. 291j. Loans.
Part B—Loan Guarantees and Loans for Modernization and Construction of Hospitals and Other Medical Facilities

291j–1. Loan guarantees and loans. 291j–2. Allocation among States. 291j–3. Applications and conditions. 291j–4. Payment of interest on guaranteed loans. 291j–5. Limitation on amounts of loans guaranteed or directly made. 291j–6. Loan guarantee and loan fund. 291j–7. Loans to public facilities.
Part C—Construction or Modernization of Emergency Rooms

291j–8. Authorization of appropriations. 291j–9. Eligibility for grants. 291j–10. Payments.
Part D—General Provisions

291k. Federal Hospital Council. 291l. Conference of State agencies. 291m. State control of operations. 291m–1. Loans for certain hospital experimentation projects. 291n, 291n–1. Repealed or Omitted. 291o. Definitions. 291o–1. Financial statements. SUBCHAPTER V—HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION
Part A—Student Loans

subpart i–insured health education assistance loans to graduate students

292. Statement of purpose. 292a. Scope and duration of loan insurance program. 292b. Limitations on individual insured loans and on loan insurance. 292c. Sources of funds. 292d. Eligibility of borrowers and terms of insured loans. 292e. Certificate of loan insurance; effective date of insurance. 292f. Default of borrower. 292g. Risk-based premiums. 292h. Office for Health Education Assistance Loan Default Reduction. 292i. Insurance account. 292j. Powers and responsibilities of Secretary. 292k. Participation by Federal credit unions in Federal, State, and private student loan insurance programs. 292l. Determination of eligible students. 292m. Repayment by Secretary of loans of deceased or disabled borrowers. 292n. Additional requirements for institutions and lenders. 292o. Definitions. 292p. Authorization of appropriations.
subpart ii—federally-supported student loan funds

292q. Agreements for operation of school loan funds. 292r. Loan provisions. 292s. Medical schools and primary health care. 292t. Individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. 292u. Administrative provisions. 292v. Provision by schools of information to students. 292w. Procedures for appeal of termination of agreements. 292x. Distribution of assets from loan funds. 292y. General provisions.
Part B—Health Professions Training for Diversity

293. Centers of excellence. 293a. Scholarships for disadvantaged students. 293b. Loan repayments and fellowships regarding faculty positions. 293c. Educational assistance in the health professions regarding individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. 293d. Authorization of appropriation. 293e. Grants for health professions education.
Part C—Training in Family Medicine, General Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics, Physician Assistants, General Dentistry, and Pediatric Dentistry

subpart 1—medical training generally

293j. Repealed. 293k. Primary care training and enhancement. 293k–1. Training opportunities for direct care workers. 293k–2. Training in general, pediatric, and public health dentistry. 293l. Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry. 293l–1. Teaching health centers development grants.
subpart 2—training in underserved communities

293m. Rural physician training grants. 293n to 293p. Repealed.
Part D—Interdisciplinary, Community-Based Linkages

294. General provisions. 294a. Area health education centers. 294b. Continuing educational support for health professionals serving in underserved communities. 294c. Education and training relating to geriatrics. 294d. Quentin N. Burdick program for rural interdisciplinary training. 294e. Allied health and other disciplines. 294e–1. Mental and behavioral health education and training grants. 294f. Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary, Community-Based Linkages. 294g, 294h. Repealed. 294i. Program for education and training in pain care. 294j. Demonstration program to integrate quality improvement and patient safety training into clinical education of health professionals.
Part E—Health Professions and Public Health Workforce

subpart 1—health professions workforce information and analysis

294n. Health professions workforce information and analysis. 294o. Advisory Council on Graduate Medical Education. 294p. Pediatric rheumatology. 294q. National Health Care Workforce Commission. 294r. State health care workforce development grants.
subpart 2—public health workforce

295. General provisions. 295a. Public health training centers. 295b. Public health traineeships. 295c. Preventive medicine and public health training grant program. 295d. Health administration traineeships and special projects. 295e. Authorization of appropriations.
subpart 3—recruitment and retention programs

295f. Investment in tomorrow’s pediatric health care workforce. 295f–1. Public Health Workforce Loan Repayment Program. 295f–2. Training for mid-career public and allied health professionals. 295f–3. Fellowship training in applied public health epidemiology, public health laboratory science, public health informatics, and expansion of the Epidemic Intelligence Service.
Part F—General Provisions

295j. Preferences and required information in certain programs. 295k. Health professions data. 295l. Repealed. 295m. Prohibition against discrimination on basis of sex. 295n. Repealed. 295n–1. Application. 295n–2. Use of funds. 295o. Matching requirement. 295o–1. Generally applicable provisions. 295o–2. Technical assistance. 295p. Definitions. SUBCHAPTER VI—NURSING WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
Part A—General Provisions

296. Definitions. 296a. Application. 296b. Use of funds. 296c. Matching requirement. 296d. Preference. 296e. Generally applicable provisions. 296e–1. Grants for health professions education. 296f. Technical assistance. 296g. Prohibition against discrimination by schools on basis of sex.
Part B—Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Midwives, Nurse Anesthetists, and Other Advanced Education Nurses

296j. Advanced education nursing grants. 296j–1. Demonstration grants for family nurse practitioner training programs.
Part C—Increasing Nursing Workforce Diversity

296m. Workforce diversity grants.
Part D—Strengthening Capacity for Basic Nurse Education and Practice

296p. Nurse education, practice, and quality grants. 296p–1. Nurse retention grants.
Part E—Student Loans

297a. Student loan fund. 297b. Loan provisions. 297c, 297c–1. Repealed. 297d. Allotments and payments of Federal capital contributions. 297e. Distribution of assets from loan funds. 297f. Repealed. 297g. Modification of agreements; compromise, waiver or release. 297h. Repealed. 297i. Procedures for appeal of terminations. 297n. Loan repayment and scholarship programs. 297n–1. Nurse faculty loan program. 297o. Eligible individual student loan repayment.
Part F—National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice

297t. National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice.
Part G—Public Service Announcements

297w. Public service announcements. 297x. State and local public service announcements.
Part H—Comprehensive Geriatric Education

298. Comprehensive geriatric education.
Part I—Funding

Part A—Establishment and General Duties

299. Mission and duties. 299a. General authorities. 299a–1. Research on health disparities.
Part B—Health Care Improvement Research

299b. Health care outcome improvement research. 299b–1. Private-public partnerships to improve organization and delivery. 299b–2. Information on quality and cost of care. 299b–3. Information systems for health care improvement. 299b–4. Research supporting primary care and access in underserved areas. 299b–4a. Studies on preventive interventions in primary care for older Americans. 299b–5. Health care practice and technology innovation. 299b–6. Coordination of Federal Government quality improvement efforts. 299b–7. Research on outcomes of health care items and services. 299b–8. Omitted.
Part C—Patient Safety Improvement

299b–21. Definitions. 299b–22. Privilege and confidentiality protections. 299b–23. Network of patient safety databases. 299b–24. Patient safety organization certification and listing. 299b–24a. Activities regarding women’s health. 299b–25. Technical assistance. 299b–26. Severability.
Part D—Health Care Quality Improvement

subpart 1—quality measure development

299b–31. Quality measure development.
subpart 2—health care quality improvement programs

299b–33. Health care delivery system research. 299b–34. Quality improvement technical assistance and implementation. 299b–35. Grants or contracts to implement medication management services in treatment of chronic diseases. 299b–36. Program to facilitate shared decisionmaking. 299b–37. Dissemination and building capacity for research.
Part E—General Provisions

299c. Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality. 299c–1. Peer review with respect to grants and contracts. 299c–2. Certain provisions with respect to development, collection, and dissemination of data. 299c–3. Dissemination of information. 299c–4. Additional provisions with respect to grants and contracts. 299c–5. Certain administrative authorities. 299c–6. Funding. 299c–7. Definitions. SUBCHAPTER VIII—POPULATION RESEARCH AND VOLUNTARY FAMILY PLANNING PROGRAMS 300. Project grants and contracts for family planning services. 300a. Formula grants to States for family planning services. 300a–1. Training grants and contracts; authorization of appropriations. 300a–2. Conduct, etc., of research activities. 300a–3. Informational and educational materials development grants and contracts; authorization of appropriations. 300a–4. Grants and contracts. 300a–5. Voluntary participation by individuals; participation not prerequisite for eligibility or receipt of other services and information. 300a–6. Prohibition against funding programs using abortion as family planning method. 300a–6a. Repealed. 300a–7. Sterilization or abortion. 300a–8. Penalty for United States, etc., officer or employee coercing or endeavoring to coerce procedure upon beneficiary of Federal program. SUBCHAPTER VIII–A—ADOLESCENT PREGNANCIES
Part A—Grant Program

300a–21 to 300a–29. Repealed or Omitted.
Part B—Improving Coordination of Federal and State Programs

Part A—Genetic Diseases

300b. Repealed. 300b–1. Research project grants and contracts. 300b–2. Voluntary participation by individuals. 300b–3. Application; special consideration to prior sickle cell anemia grant recipients. 300b–4. Public Health Service facilities. 300b–5. Repealed. 300b–6. Applied technology. 300b–7. Tourette Syndrome. 300b–8. Improved newborn and child screening for heritable disorders. 300b–9. Evaluating the effectiveness of newborn and child screening programs. 300b–10. Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children. 300b–11. Clearinghouse of newborn screening information. 300b–12. Laboratory quality. 300b–13. Interagency Coordinating Committee on Newborn and Child Screening. 300b–14. National contingency plan for newborn screening. 300b–15. Hunter Kelly Research Program.
Part B—Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

300c–11. Repealed. 300c–12. Sudden infant death syndrome research.
Part C—Hemophilia Programs

300c–21. Repealed. 300c–22. Blood-separation centers. SUBCHAPTER X—TRAUMA CARE
Part A—General Authority and Duties of Secretary

300d. Establishment. 300d–1, 300d–2. Repealed. 300d–3. Establishment of programs for improving trauma care in rural areas. 300d–4. Emergency medical services. 300d–5. Competitive grants for trauma systems for the improvement of trauma care. 300d–6. Competitive grants for regionalized systems for emergency care response.
Part B—Formula Grants With Respect to Modifications of State Plans

300d–11. Establishment of program. 300d–12. Requirement of matching funds for fiscal years subsequent to first fiscal year of payments. 300d–13. Requirements with respect to carrying out purpose of allotments. 300d–14. Requirement of submission to Secretary of trauma plan and certain information. 300d–15. Restrictions on use of payments. 300d–16. Repealed. 300d–17. Requirement of submission of application containing certain agreements and assurances. 300d–18. Determination of amount of allotment. 300d–19. Failure to comply with agreements. 300d–20. Prohibition against certain false statements. 300d–21. Technical assistance and provision by Secretary of supplies and services in lieu of grant funds. 300d–22. Report by Secretary.
Part C—General Provisions Regarding Parts A and B

300d–31. Definitions. 300d–32. Funding. 300d–33. Repealed.
Part D—Trauma Centers Operating in Areas Severely Affected by Drug-Related Violence

300d–41. Grants for certain trauma centers. 300d–42. Preferences in making grants. 300d–43. Certain agreements. 300d–44. General provisions. 300d–45. Authorization of appropriations. 300d–46. Definition.
Part E—Miscellaneous Programs

300d–51. Residency training programs in emergency medicine. 300d–52. State grants for projects regarding traumatic brain injury. 300d–53. State grants for protection and advocacy services.
Part F—Interagency Program for Trauma Research

300d–61. Establishment of Program.
Part G—Poison Control

300d–71. Maintenance of the national toll-free number. 300d–72. Nationwide media campaign to promote poison control center utilization. 300d–73. Maintenance of the poison control center grant program. 300d–74. Rule of construction.
Part H—Trauma Service Availability

300d–81. Grants to States. 300d–82. Authorization of appropriations. SUBCHAPTER XI—HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATIONS 300e. Requirements of health maintenance organizations. 300e–1. Definitions. 300e–2, 300e–3. Repealed. 300e–4. Loans and loan guarantees for initial operation costs. 300e–4a. Repealed. 300e–5. Application requirements. 300e–6. Administration of assistance programs. 300e–7. General provisions relating to loan guarantees and loans. 300e–8. Authorization of appropriations. 300e–9. Employees’ health benefits plans. 300e–10. Restrictive State laws and practices. 300e–11. Continued regulation of health maintenance organizations. 300e–12. Limitation on source of funding for health maintenance organizations. 300e–13. Repealed. 300e–14. Annual report. 300e–14a. Health services for Indians and domestic agricultural migratory and seasonal workers. 300e–15. Repealed. 300e–16. Training and technical assistance. 300e–17. Financial disclosure. SUBCHAPTER XII—SAFETY OF PUBLIC WATER SYSTEMS
Part A—Definitions

300f. Definitions.
Part B—Public Water Systems

300g. Coverage. 300g–1. National drinking water regulations. 300g–2. State primary enforcement responsibility. 300g–3. Enforcement of drinking water regulations. 300g–4. Variances. 300g–5. Exemptions. 300g–6. Prohibition on use of lead pipes, solder, and flux. 300g–7. Monitoring of contaminants. 300g–8. Operator certification. 300g–9. Capacity development.
Part C—Protection of Underground Sources of Drinking Water

300h. Regulations for State programs. 300h–1. State primary enforcement responsibility. 300h–2. Enforcement of program. 300h–3. Interim regulation of underground injections. 300h–4. Optional demonstration by States relating to oil or natural gas. 300h–5. Regulation of State programs. 300h–6. Sole source aquifer demonstration program. 300h–7. State programs to establish wellhead protection areas. 300h–8. State ground water protection grants.
Part D—Emergency Powers

300i. Emergency powers. 300i–1. Tampering with public water systems. 300i–2. Terrorist and other intentional acts. 300i–3. Contaminant prevention, detection and response. 300i–4. Supply disruption prevention, detection and response.
Part E—General Provisions

300j. Assurances of availability of adequate supplies of chemicals necessary for treatment of water. 300j–1. Research, technical assistance, information, training of personnel. 300j–2. Grants for State programs. 300j–3. Special project grants and guaranteed loans. 300j–3a. Grants to public sector agencies. 300j–3b. Contaminant standards or treatment technique guidelines. 300j–3c. National assistance program for water infrastructure and watersheds. 300j–4. Records and inspections. 300j–5. National Drinking Water Advisory Council. 300j–6. Federal agencies. 300j–7. Judicial review. 300j–8. Citizen’s civil action. 300j–9. General provisions. 300j–10. Appointment of scientific, etc., personnel by Administrator of Environmental Protection Agency for implementation of responsibilities; compensation. 300j–11. Indian Tribes. 300j–12. State revolving loan funds. 300j–13. Source water quality assessment. 300j–14. Source water petition program. 300j–15. Water conservation plan. 300j–16. Assistance to colonias. 300j–17. Estrogenic substances screening program. 300j–18. Drinking water studies.
Part F—Additional Requirements To Regulate Safety of Drinking Water

300j–21. Definitions. 300j–22. Recall of drinking water coolers with lead-lined tanks. 300j–23. Drinking water coolers containing lead. 300j–24. Lead contamination in school drinking water. 300j–25. Federal assistance for State programs regarding lead contamination in school drinking water. 300j–26. Certification of testing laboratories. SUBCHAPTER XIII—PREVENTIVE HEALTH MEASURES WITH RESPECT TO BREAST AND CERVICAL CANCERS 300k. Establishment of program of grants to States. 300l. Requirement of matching funds. 300l–1. Requirement regarding medicaid. 300m. Requirements with respect to type and quality of services. 300n. Additional required agreements. 300n–1. Description of intended uses of grant. 300n–2. Requirement of submission of application. 300n–3. Technical assistance and provision of supplies and services in lieu of grant funds. 300n–4. Evaluations and reports. 300n–4a. Supplemental grants for additional preventive health services. 300n–5. Funding for general program. SUBCHAPTER XIV—HEALTH RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT 300o to 300p–3. Repealed.
Part A—Loans and Loan Guarantees

300q. Loan and loan guarantee authority. 300q–1. Repealed. 300q–2. General provisions.
Part B—Project Grants

300r. Grants for construction or modernization projects.
Part C—General Provisions

300s. General regulations. 300s–1. Medical facility project applications. 300s–1a. Recovery of expenditures under certain conditions. 300s–2. State supervision or control of operations of facilities receiving funds. 300s–3. Definitions. 300s–4. Reporting and audit requirements for recipients. 300s–5. Availability of technical and other nonfinancial assistance to eligible applicants. 300s–6. Enforcement of assurances.
Part D—Area Health Services Development Funds

300t. Development grants for health systems agencies.
Part E—Program To Assist and Encourage Voluntary Discontinuance of Unneeded Hospital Services and Conversion of Unneeded Hospital Services to Other Health Services Needed by Community

300t–11. Grants and assistance for establishment of program. 300t–12. Grants for discontinuance and conversion. 300t–13. Grants to States for reduction of excess hospital capacity. 300t–14. Authorization of appropriations. SUBCHAPTER XV—HEALTH INFORMATION AND HEALTH PROMOTION 300u. General authority of Secretary. 300u–1. Grants and contracts for research programs; authority of Secretary; review of applications; additional functions; periodic public survey. 300u–2. Grants and contracts for community health programs. 300u–3. Grants and contracts for information programs; authority of Secretary; particular activities. 300u–4. Status reports to President and Congress; study of health education and preventive health services with respect to insurance coverage. 300u–5. Centers for research and demonstration of health promotion and disease prevention. 300u–6. Office of Minority Health. 300u–6a. Individual offices of minority health within the Department. 300u–7. Office of Adolescent Health. 300u–8. Biennial report regarding nutrition and health. 300u–9. Education regarding DES. 300u–10. National Prevention, Health Promotion and Public Health Council. 300u–11. Prevention and Public Health Fund. 300u–12. Education and outreach campaign regarding preventive benefits. 300u–13. Community transformation grants. 300u–14. Healthy aging, living well; evaluation of community-based prevention and wellness programs for Medicare beneficiaries. 300u–15. Research on optimizing the delivery of public health services. SUBCHAPTER XVI—PRESIDENT’S COMMISSION FOR THE STUDY OF ETHICAL PROBLEMS IN MEDICINE AND BIOMEDICAL AND BEHAVIOR RESEARCH 300v. Commission. 300v–1. Duties of Commission. 300v–2. Administrative provisions. 300v–3. Authorization of appropriations; termination of Commission. SUBCHAPTER XVII—BLOCK GRANTS
Part A—Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grants

300w. Authorization of appropriations. 300w–1. Allotments. 300w–2. Payments under allotments to States. 300w–3. Use of allotments. 300w–4. Application for payments; State plan. 300w–5. Reports, data, and audits. 300w–6. Withholding of funds. 300w–7. Nondiscrimination provisions. 300w–8. Criminal penalty for false statements. 300w–9. Emergency medical services for children. 300w–10. Repealed.
Part B—Block Grants Regarding Mental Health and Substance Abuse

subpart i—block grants for community mental health services

300x. Formula grants to States. 300x–1. State plan for comprehensive community mental health services for certain individuals. 300x–2. Certain agreements. 300x–3. State mental health planning council. 300x–4. Additional provisions. 300x–5. Restrictions on use of payments. 300x–6. Application for grant. 300x–7. Determination of amount of allotment. 300x–8. Definitions. 300x–9. Funding.
subpart ii—block grants for prevention and treatment of substance abuse

300x–21. Formula grants to States. 300x–22. Certain allocations. 300x–23. Intravenous substance abuse. 300x–24. Requirements regarding tuberculosis and human immunodeficiency virus. 300x–25. Group homes for recovering substance abusers. 300x–26. State law regarding sale of tobacco products to individuals under age of 18. 300x–26a. Withholding of substance abuse funding under section 300x–26. 300x–27. Treatment services for pregnant women. 300x–28. Additional agreements. 300x–29. Submission to Secretary of statewide assessment of needs. 300x–30. Maintenance of effort regarding State expenditures. 300x–31. Restrictions on expenditure of grant. 300x–32. Application for grant; approval of State plan. 300x–33. Determination of amount of allotment. 300x–34. Definitions. 300x–35. Funding.
subpart iii—general provisions

300x–51. Opportunity for public comment on State plans. 300x–52. Requirement of reports and audits by States. 300x–53. Additional requirements. 300x–54. Disposition of certain funds appropriated for allotments. 300x–55. Failure to comply with agreements. 300x–56. Prohibitions regarding receipt of funds. 300x–57. Nondiscrimination. 300x–58. Technical assistance and provision of supplies and services in lieu of grant funds. 300x–59. Plans for performance partnerships. 300x–60. Rule of construction regarding delegation of authority to States. 300x–61. Solicitation of views of certain entities. 300x–62. Availability to States of grant payments. 300x–63. Continuation of certain programs. 300x–64. Definitions. 300x–65. Services provided by nongovernmental organizations. 300x–66. Services for individuals with co-occurring disorders.
Part C—Certain Programs Regarding Mental Health and Substance Abuse

subpart i—data infrastructure development

300y. Data infrastructure development.
subpart ii—interim maintenance treatment of narcotics dependence

300y–11. Interim maintenance treatment. SUBCHAPTER XVIII—ADOLESCENT FAMILY LIFE DEMONSTRATION PROJECTS 300z. Findings and purposes. 300z–1. Definitions; regulations applicable. 300z–2. Demonstration projects; grant authorization, etc. 300z–3. Uses of grants for demonstration projects for services. 300z–4. Grants for demonstration projects for services. 300z–5. Requirements for applications. 300z–6. Coordination of programs. 300z–7. Research. 300z–8. Evaluation and administration. 300z–9. Authorization of appropriations. 300z–10. Restrictions. SUBCHAPTER XIX—VACCINES
Part 1—National Vaccine Program

300aa–1. Establishment. 300aa–2. Program responsibilities. 300aa–3. Plan. 300aa–4. Repealed. 300aa–5. National Vaccine Advisory Committee. 300aa–6. Authorization of appropriations.
Part 2—National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program

subpart a—program requirements

300aa–10. Establishment of program. 300aa–11. Petitions for compensation. 300aa–12. Court jurisdiction. 300aa–13. Determination of eligibility and compensation. 300aa–14. Vaccine Injury Table. 300aa–15. Compensation. 300aa–16. Limitations of actions. 300aa–17. Subrogation. 300aa–18. Repealed. 300aa–19. Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines.
subpart b—additional remedies

300aa–21. Authority to bring actions. 300aa–22. Standards of responsibility. 300aa–23. Trial.
subpart c—assuring a safer childhood vaccination program in united states

300aa–25. Recording and reporting of information. 300aa–26. Vaccine information. 300aa–27. Mandate for safer childhood vaccines. 300aa–28. Manufacturer recordkeeping and reporting.
subpart d—general provisions

300aa–31. Citizen’s actions. 300aa–32. Judicial review. 300aa–33. Definitions. 300aa–34. Termination of program. SUBCHAPTER XX—REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTAIN GROUP HEALTH PLANS FOR CERTAIN STATE AND LOCAL EMPLOYEES 300bb–1. State and local governmental group health plans must provide continuation coverage to certain individuals. 300bb–2. Continuation coverage. 300bb–3. Qualifying event. 300bb–4. Applicable premium. 300bb–5. Election. 300bb–6. Notice requirements. 300bb–7. Enforcement. 300bb–8. Definitions. SUBCHAPTER XXI—RESEARCH WITH RESPECT TO ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME
Part A—Administration of Research Programs

300cc. Repealed. 300cc–1. Requirement of expediting awards of grants and contracts for research. 300cc–2. Requirements with respect to processing of requests for personnel and administrative support. 300cc–3. Establishment of Research Advisory Committee.
Part B—Research Authority

300cc–11. Clinical evaluation units at National Institutes of Health. 300cc–12. Use of investigational new drugs with respect to acquired immune deficiency syndrome. 300cc–13. Terry Beirn Community-Based AIDS Research Initiative. 300cc–14. Evaluation of certain treatments. 300cc–15. Support of international efforts. 300cc–16. Research centers. 300cc–17. Information services. 300cc–18. Development of model protocols for clinical care of infected individuals. 300cc–19. National blood resource education program. 300cc–20. Additional authority with respect to research.
Part C—Research Training

300cc–31. Fellowships and training.
Part D—Office of AIDS Research

subpart i—interagency coordination of activities

300cc–40. Establishment of Office. 300cc–40a. Microbicide research. 300cc–40b. Advisory Council; coordinating committees. 300cc–40c. Comprehensive plan for expenditure of appropriations. 300cc–41. Additional authorities.
subpart ii—emergency discretionary fund

300cc–43. Emergency Discretionary Fund.
subpart iii—general provisions

300cc–45. General provisions regarding Office.
Part E—General Provisions

Part A—Formula Grants to States for Home and Community-Based Health Services

300dd to 300dd–14. Repealed.
Part B—Subacute Care

300dd–21. Demonstration projects.
Part C—Other Health Services

300dd–31. Grants for anonymous testing. 300dd–32. Requirement of provision of certain counseling services. 300dd–33. Funding. 300dd–41. Transferred. SUBCHAPTER XXIII—PREVENTION OF ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME 300ee. Use of funds. 300ee–1. Establishment of office with respect to minority health and acquired immune deficiency syndrome. 300ee–2. Information for health and public safety workers. 300ee–3. Continuing education for health care providers. 300ee–4. Technical assistance. 300ee–5. Use of funds to supply hypodermic needles or syringes for illegal drug use; prohibition. 300ee–6. Transferred.
Part A—Formula Grants to States

300ee–11. Establishment of program. 300ee–12. Provisions with respect to carrying out purpose of grants. 300ee–13. Requirement of submission of application containing certain agreements and assurances. 300ee–14. Restrictions on use of grant. 300ee–15. Requirement of reports and audits by States. 300ee–16. Additional required agreements. 300ee–17. Determination of amount of allotments for States. 300ee–18. Failure to comply with agreements. 300ee–19. Prohibition against certain false statements. 300ee–20. Technical assistance and provision by Secretary of supplies and services in lieu of grant funds. 300ee–21. Evaluations. 300ee–22. Report by Secretary. 300ee–23. Definition. 300ee–24. Funding.
Part B—National Information Programs

300ee–31. Availability of information to general public. 300ee–32. Public information campaigns. 300ee–33. Provision of information to underserved populations. 300ee–34. Authorization of appropriations. SUBCHAPTER XXIV—HIV HEALTH CARE SERVICES PROGRAM 300ff. Purpose. 300ff–1. Prohibition on use of funds.
Part A—Emergency Relief for Areas With Substantial Need for Services

subpart i—general grant provisions

300ff–11. Establishment of program of grants. 300ff–12. Administration and planning council. 300ff–13. Type and distribution of grants. 300ff–14. Use of amounts. 300ff–15. Application. 300ff–16. Technical assistance. 300ff–17. Definitions. 300ff–18. Repealed.
subpart ii—transitional grants

300ff–19. Establishment of program.
subpart iii—general provisions

300ff–20. Authorization of appropriations.
Part B—Care Grant Program

subpart i—general grant provisions

300ff–21. Grants. 300ff–22. General use of grants. 300ff–23. Grants to establish HIV care consortia. 300ff–24. Grants for home- and community-based care. 300ff–25. Continuum of health insurance coverage. 300ff–26. Provision of treatments. 300ff–27. State application. 300ff–27a. Spousal notification. 300ff–28. Distribution of funds. 300ff–29. Technical assistance. 300ff–29a. Supplemental grants. 300ff–30. Emerging communities. 300ff–31. Repealed. 300ff–31a. Timeframe for obligation and expenditure of grant funds. 300ff–31b. Authorization of appropriations.
subpart ii—provisions concerning pregnancy and perinatal transmission of hiv

300ff–33. Early diagnosis grant program. 300ff–34. Perinatal transmission of HIV/AIDS; contingent requirement regarding State grants under this part. 300ff–35, 300ff–36. Repealed. 300ff–37. State HIV testing programs established prior to or after May 20, 1996. 300ff–37a. Recommendations for reducing incidence of perinatal transmission.
subpart iii—certain partner notification programs

300ff–38. Grants for partner notification programs.
Part C—Early Intervention Services

300ff–41 to 300ff–50. Repealed.
subpart i—categorical grants

300ff–51. Establishment of a program. 300ff–52. Minimum qualifications of grantees. 300ff–53. Preferences in making grants. 300ff–54. Miscellaneous provisions. 300ff–55. Authorization of appropriations.
subpart ii—general provisions

300ff–61. Confidentiality and informed consent. 300ff–62. Provision of certain counseling services. 300ff–63. Applicability of requirements regarding confidentiality, informed consent, and counseling. 300ff–64. Additional required agreements. 300ff–65. Requirement of submission of application containing certain agreements and assurances. 300ff–66. Provision by Secretary of supplies and services in lieu of grant funds. 300ff–67. Use of funds.
Part D—Women, Infants, Children, and Youth

300ff–71. Grants for coordinated services and access to research for women, infants, children, and youth.
Part E—General Provisions

300ff–81. Coordination. 300ff–82. Audits. 300ff–83. Public health emergency. 300ff–84. Prohibition on promotion of certain activities. 300ff–85. Privacy protections. 300ff–86. GAO report. 300ff–87. Severity of need index. 300ff–87a. National HIV/AIDS testing goal. 300ff–88. Definitions.
Part F—Demonstration and Training

subpart i—special projects of national significance

300ff–101. Special projects of national significance.
subpart ii—aids education and training centers

300ff–111. HIV/AIDS communities, schools, and centers.
subpart iii—minority aids initiative

300ff–121. Minority AIDS initiative.
Part G—Notification of Possible Exposure to Infectious Diseases

300ff–131. Infectious diseases and circumstances relevant to notification requirements. 300ff–132. Routine notifications with respect to airborne infectious diseases in victims assisted. 300ff–133. Request for notification with respect to victims assisted. 300ff–134. Procedures for notification of exposure. 300ff–135. Notification of employee. 300ff–136. Selection of designated officers. 300ff–137. Limitation with respect to duties of medical facilities. 300ff–138. Miscellaneous provisions. 300ff–139. Injunctions regarding violation of prohibition. 300ff–140. Applicability of part. SUBCHAPTER XXV—REQUIREMENTS RELATING TO HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE
Part A—Individual and Group Market Reforms

subpart i—general reform

300gg. Fair health insurance premiums. 300gg–1. Guaranteed availability of coverage. 300gg–2. Guaranteed renewability of coverage. 300gg–3. Prohibition of preexisting condition exclusions or other discrimination based on health status. 300gg–4. Prohibiting discrimination against individual participants and beneficiaries based on health status. 300gg–5. Non-discrimination in health care. 300gg–6. Comprehensive health insurance coverage. 300gg–7. Prohibition on excessive waiting periods. 300gg–8. Coverage for individuals participating in approved clinical trials. 300gg–9. Disclosure of information.
subpart ii—improving coverage

300gg–11. No lifetime or annual limits. 300gg–12. Prohibition on rescissions. 300gg–13. Coverage of preventive health services. 300gg–14. Extension of dependent coverage. 300gg–15. Development and utilization of uniform explanation of coverage documents and standardized definitions. 300gg–15a. Provision of additional information. 300gg–16. Prohibition on discrimination in favor of highly compensated individuals. 300gg–17. Ensuring the quality of care. 300gg–18. Bringing down the cost of health care coverage. 300gg–19. Appeals process. 300gg–19a. Patient protections.
subpart 2—exclusion of plans; enforcement; preemption

300gg–21. Exclusion of certain plans. 300gg–22. Enforcement. 300gg–23. Preemption; State flexibility; construction. 300gg–25. Standards relating to benefits for mothers and newborns. 300gg–26. Parity in mental health and substance use disorder benefits. 300gg–27. Required coverage for reconstructive surgery following mastectomies. 300gg–28. Coverage of dependent students on medically necessary leave of absence.
Part B—Individual Market Rules

subpart 1—portability, access, and renewability requirements

300gg–41. Guaranteed availability of individual health insurance coverage to certain individuals with prior group coverage. 300gg–42. Guaranteed renewability of individual health insurance coverage. 300gg–43. Certification of coverage. 300gg–44. State flexibility in individual market reforms. 300gg–45. Relief for high risk pools.
subpart 2—other requirements

300gg–51. Standards relating to benefits for mothers and newborns. 300gg–52. Required coverage for reconstructive surgery following mastectomies. 300gg–53. Prohibition of health discrimination on the basis of genetic information. 300gg–54. Coverage of dependent students on medically necessary leave of absence.
subpart 3—general provisions

300gg–61. Enforcement. 300gg–62. Preemption and application. 300gg–63. General exceptions.
Part C—Definitions; Miscellaneous Provisions

300gg–91. Definitions. 300gg–92. Regulations. 300gg–93. Health insurance consumer information. 300gg–94. Ensuring that consumers get value for their dollars. 300gg–95. Uniform fraud and abuse referral format. SUBCHAPTER XXVI—NATIONAL ALL-HAZARDS PREPAREDNESS FOR PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCIES
Part A—National All-Hazards Preparedness and Response Planning, Coordinating, and Reporting

300hh. Public health and medical preparedness and response functions. 300hh–1. National Health Security Strategy. 300hh–2. Enhancing medical surge capacity.
Part B—All-Hazards Emergency Preparedness and Response

300hh–10. Coordination of preparedness for and response to all-hazards public health emergencies. 300hh–10a. National Advisory Committee on Children and Disasters. 300hh–11. National Disaster Medical System. 300hh–12. Transferred. 300hh–13. Evaluation of new and emerging technologies regarding bioterrorist attack and other public health emergencies. 300hh–14. Protection of health and safety during disasters. 300hh–15. Volunteer Medical Reserve Corps. 300hh–16. At-risk individuals. 300hh–17. Emergency response coordination of primary care providers.
Part C—Strengthening Public Health Surveillance Systems

300hh–31. Epidemiology-laboratory capacity grants. SUBCHAPTER XXVII—LIFESPAN RESPITE CARE 300ii. Definitions. 300ii–1. Lifespan respite care grants and cooperative agreements. 300ii–2. National lifespan respite resource center. 300ii–3. Report. 300ii–4. Authorization of appropriations. SUBCHAPTER XXVIII—HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND QUALITY 300jj. Definitions.
Part A—Promotion of Health Information Technology

300jj–11. Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. 300jj–12. HIT Policy Committee. 300jj–13. HIT Standards Committee. 300jj–14. Process for adoption of endorsed recommendations; adoption of initial set of standards, implementation specifications, and certification criteria. 300jj–15. Application and use of adopted standards and implementation specifications by Federal agencies. 300jj–16. Voluntary application and use of adopted standards and implementation specifications by private entities. 300jj–17. Federal health information technology. 300jj–18. Transitions. 300jj–19. Miscellaneous provisions.
Part B—Incentives for the Use of Health Information Technology

300jj–31. Immediate funding to strengthen the health information technology infrastructure. 300jj–32. Health information technology implementation assistance. 300jj–33. State grants to promote health information technology. 300jj–34. Competitive grants to States and Indian tribes for the development of loan programs to facilitate the widespread adoption of certified EHR technology. 300jj–35. Demonstration program to integrate information technology into clinical education. 300jj–36. Information technology professionals in health care. 300jj–37. General grant and loan provisions. 300jj–38. Authorization for appropriations.
Part C—Other Provisions

300jj–51. Health information technology enrollment standards and protocols. SUBCHAPTER XXIX—DATA COLLECTION, ANALYSIS, AND QUALITY 300kk. Data collection, analysis, and quality. SUBCHAPTER XXX—COMMUNITY LIVING ASSISTANCE SERVICES AND SUPPORTS 300ll to 300ll–9. Repealed. SUBCHAPTER XXXI—WORLD TRADE CENTER HEALTH PROGRAM
Part A—Establishment of Program; Advisory Committee

300mm. Establishment of World Trade Center Health Program. 300mm–1. WTC Health Program Scientific/Technical Advisory Committee; WTC Health Program Steering Committees. 300mm–2. Education and outreach. 300mm–3. Uniform data collection and analysis. 300mm–4. Clinical Centers of Excellence and Data Centers. 300mm–5. Definitions.
Part B—Program of Monitoring, Initial Health Evaluations, and Treatment

subpart 1—wtc responders

300mm–21. Identification of WTC responders and provision of WTC-related monitoring services. 300mm–22. Treatment of enrolled WTC responders for WTC-related health conditions. 300mm–23. National arrangement for benefits for eligible individuals outside New York.
subpart 2—wtc survivors

300mm–31. Identification and initial health evaluation of screening-eligible and certified-eligible WTC survivors. 300mm–32. Followup monitoring and treatment of certified-eligible WTC survivors for WTC-related health conditions. 300mm–33. Followup monitoring and treatment of other individuals with WTC-related health conditions.
subpart 3—payor provisions

300mm–41. Payment of claims. 300mm–42. Administrative arrangement authority.
Part C—Research Into Conditions

300mm–51. Research regarding certain health conditions related to September 11 terrorist attacks. 300mm–52. World Trade Center Health Registry.
Part D—Funding

300mm–61. World Trade Center Health Program Fund.


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