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VNAA - Visiting Nurse Associations of America

Nursing Shortage - Home Healthcare Nurse Promotion Act

VNAA has developed a home healthcare workforce bill titled the Home Healthcare Nurse Promotion (HHNP) Act (H.R. 1928). The HHNP Act was introduced in the House by lead sponsors Representative Steve Kagen (D-WI) and Representative Lee Terry (R-NE) to assist nonprofit home healthcare agencies recruit and retain a sufficient nursing staff. Please email your Members of Congress and ask them to co-sponsor the HHNP Act by accessing the link below. To learn more about the HHNP Act, download the fact sheet and the legislative text below.

Current List of Co-sponsors

HHNP Act Legislative Text (members-only)

HHNP Act Fact Sheet

HHNP Act Talking Points (members-only)

VNAA Press Release on House Introduction of the HHNP Act (Web page)  
(Download Word doc)

Press Release Template (members-only)
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