Legislative

The Credit for Caring Act

Proposed legislation, called the Credit for Caring Act, would create a federal, nonrefundable tax credit of up to $3,000 for family caregivers who work while also financially helping their parents, spouses, children and adults with disabilities or other loved ones.

Recent News From the Nursing Community Coalition

Look in on current news regarding legislation supported by AMSN, who is a part of the Nursing Community Coalition.

Shared Principles

AMSN has signed on to Shared Principles - which build on the 2007 Patient-Centered Medical Home Joint Principles, include seven important attributes of advanced primary care...

Expand Access to Opioid Addiction Treatment

Take action! Urge your legislators to co-sponsor the Addiction Treatment Access Improvement Act and to support its consideration when the full House and Senate take up their respective opioid bills/packages.

Title VII and Title VIII Reauthorizations Bills

On Tues May 22, starting at 10 am ET, the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee will host a hearing on the Health Care Workforce: Addressing Shortages and Improving Care... watch live!

Nursing Community - March 2018 Roundup

Presented is a summary of the Nursing Community (NC) coalition’s activity for the month of March 2018.

AMSN Leaders Advocate Successfully on Capitol Hill

Four AMSN leaders recently joined more than 70 other nurses in Arlington, VA, to advocate for bills that influence nursing and health care policy.

Letter to the Honorable Stephanie Murphy

...the Nursing Community Coalition, we would like to thank you for introducing the Gun Violence Research Act (H.R. 1478).

Letter to the Honorable Stephanie Murphy

...the Nursing Community Coalition, we would like to thank you for introducing the Gun Violence Research Act (H.R. 1478).

Great News for Nurses

Title VIII Nursing Workforce Act Gets Increased Funding. Under the Omnibus Spending Bill signed by President Trump March 23... Title VIII boosts funding to $249 million (+$20 million) for nursing workforce programs and grants, including funding for advanced nursing education, education for clinical nurse leaders and all RN and graduate degree programs.

Nursing Community Coalition Sends Appropriations Request for FY 2019

Fifty six organizations signed on to a letter to the House and Senate Appropriations committees outlining the Nursing Community Coalition's Fiscal Year 2019 funding requests of $244 million for the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Development Programs...

Nursing Community - February 2018 Roundup

Presented is a summary of the Nursing Community (NC) coalition’s activity for the month of February 2018.

LN Responds to Proposed White House Budget for FY 2019

... Decries Reduction of HRSA Title VIII Funding for Nursing Workforce Development. The National League for Nursing (NLN), representing nurse educators at every level of higher education, strongly opposes President Donald J. Trump's budget proposal as one that ultimately threatens the health and safety of our nation...

Nursing Community Coalition Expresses Concern

...Over Proposed Cuts to Nursing in President’s Budget. Addressing the Opioid Epidemic Remains a Priority for the Trump Administration.

Nursing Community - January 2018 Roundup

Presented is a summary of the Nursing Community (NC) coalition’s activity for the month of January 2018.

Nursing Community - December 2017 Roundup

Presented is a summary of the Nursing Community (NC) coalition’s activity for the month of November 2017.

Nursing Community - November 2017 Roundup

Presented is a summary of the Nursing Community (NC) coalition’s activity for the month of November 2017.

Nursing Community - October 2017 Roundup

Presented is a summary of the Nursing Community (NC) coalition’s activity for the month of October 2017.