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PUBLIC LAW 107-205—AUG. 1, 2002 116 STAT. 811 Public Law 107-205 107th Congress An Act To amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to health professions programs regarding the field of nursing. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the "Nurse Reinvestment Act". SEC. 2. TABLE OF CONTENTS. The table of contents for this Act is as follows: Sec. 1. Short title. Sec. 2. Table of contents. TITLE I—NURSE RECRUITMENT Sec. 101. Definitions. Sec. 102. Public service announcements regarding the nursing profession. Sec. 103. National Nurse Service Corps. TITLE II—NURSE RETENTION Sec. 201. Building career ladders and retaining quality nurses. Sec. 202. Comprehensive geriatric education. Sec. 203. Nurse faculty loan program. Sec. 204. Reports by General Accounting Office. TITLE I—NURSE RECRUITMENT Aug. 1, 2002 [H.R. 3487] Nurse Reinvestment Act 42 USC 201 note. SEC. 101. DEFINITIONS. Section 801 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 296) is amended by adding at the end the following: "(9) AMBULATORY SURGICAL CENTER. —The term 'ambulatory surgical center' has the meaning applicable to such term under title XVIII of the Social Security Act. "(10) FEDERALLY QUALIFIED HEALTH CENTER. —The term 'Federally qualified health center' has the meaning given such term under section 1861(aa)(4) of the Social Security Act. "(11) HEALTH CARE FACILITY. —The term 'health care facility' means an Indian Health Service health center, a Native Hawaiian health center, a hospital, a Federally qualified health center, a rural health clinic, a nursing home, a home health agency, a hospice program, a public health clinic, a State or local department of public health, a skilled nursing facility, an ambulatory surgical center, or any other facility designated by the Secretary. "(12) HOME HEALTH AGENCY.— The term 'home health agency' has the meaning given such term in section 186 l(o) of the Social Security Act.