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Nurses Split on Obama’s Proposed Budget
Health Leaders Media - Joe Cantlupe

The American Nurses Association (ANA) supports the Obama Administration’s 2011 proposed budget that generally maintains previous funding levels for registered nursing programs. But the Visiting Nurse Associations of America (VNAA) says that “serious concerns remain” about possible budget cuts that could significantly impact home health. Even the ANA, which praised the president’s resolve to strengthen nursing programs, acknowledges most of the funding is not ideal.