Letter from the Nursing Community to the House Appropriations Subcommittee requesting support for increased funding in FY 2012 for the Nursing Workforce Development programs authorized under Title VIII of the Public Health Service Act (PHSA) and for t...

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This letter outlines the Nursing Community's request for support for increased funding in fiscal year (FY) 2012 for the Nursing Workforce Development programs authorized under Title VIII of the Public Health Service Act (PHSA) (42 U.S.C. 296 et seq.) and for the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR), as well as to secure authorized funding for Nurse-Managed Health Clinics (NMHCs) under Title III of the PHSA. Specifically, they are requesting $313.075 million for the Nursing Workforce Development programs, $163 million for NINR, and $20 million for the Title III NMHC grants.