S.1117 - Vision Care for Kids Act of 2007

A bill to establish a grant program to provide vision care to children, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: A bill to establish a grant program to provide vision care to children, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Vision Care for Kids Act of 2007 as introduced.

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Official Summary

Vision Care for Kids Act of 2007 - Allows the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to award grants to states to: (1) provide comprehensive eye examinations by a licensed optometrist or ophthalmologist fo

Official Summary

Vision Care for Kids Act of 2007 - Allows the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to award grants to states to:
(1) provide comprehensive eye examinations by a licensed optometrist or ophthalmologist for children identified by a licensed health care provider or vision screener, with priority to children under age nine;
(2) provide treatment or services to correct vision problems of such children; and
(3) develop and disseminate educational materials on recognizing signs of visual impairment in children.

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