AHA Supports Conrad 30 bill S-1189
Thomas P. Nickels The Executive Vice President of American Hospital Association a group consisting of 43000 individual members and having nearly 5000 hospital members have written in support of S 1189 bill to Senator Klobuchar.
The Conrad 30 bill is set to expire on Sep 30th 2015.
The Conrad State 30 Program allows state health departments to request J-1 visa waivers for up to 30 foreign physicians per year to work in federally designated Health Professions Shortage Areas or Medically Under served Areas. First enacted in 1994 (Public Law 103-416), this program has been integral to bringing medical care to many of the most under served areas of the country.
The detailed Letter written to the senator can be read at below link: