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BIAA Advocates for Funding Increases for TBI Programs

13-Apr-2012 On April 12, 2012, BIAA submitted FY13 written testimony to both the Senate and House Appropriations Subcommittees on Labor Health and Human Services and Related Agencies. Both letters proposed the following funding increases for TBI Act programs and the TBI Model Systems of Care Program:

•    $10 million (+ $4 million) for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention TBI Registries and Surveillance, Brain Injury Acute Care Guidelines, Prevention and National Public Education/Awareness

•    $8 million (+ $1 million) for the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Federal TBI State Grant Program

•    $4 million (+ $1 million) for the HRSA Federal TBI Protection & Advocacy (P&A) Systems Grant Program

•    $11 million (+ $1.5 million) for the TBI Model Systems of Care Program, and line item status within the broader NIDRR budget

Go here to view the testimony submitted to the Senate.
Go here to view the testimony submitted to the House.


 
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