S. 2840 contains provisions related to access to and quality of primary health care, expanding the health workforce, and reducing the costs of private health insurance. In particular, the legislation would:
Extend funding for the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education Program, community health centers, and the National Health Service Corps;
Authorize funding for new and existing health workforce programs; and
Prohibit the use of certain anticompetitive terms in private health insurance contracts, modify certain billing requirements of health care providers, reduce the amount of budget authority provided to the Prevention and Public Health Fund (PPHF), and require broader publication of prices for items and services.