FY2012 Appropriations Update

FY2012 Appropriations Update

At the end of 2011, Congress passed the Fiscal Year 2012 Omnibus Appropriations Act (package summary is here) The bill funds HRSA (Division F) at program level of $6.5B. Within this total, the Health Centers Program maintained FY2011 discretionary funding level of $1.6B - for a total programmatic level of $2.78 billionThis means the Health Centers Program will receive a nearly $200M increase to grow and expand care to those most in need. 

Related:
FY2012 Appropriations Vote:  House (
296-121) ; Senate (67-32)
Statement from NACHC President and CEO, Tom Van Coverden