The term “nurse-managed health clinic” means a nurse-practice arrangement, managed by advanced practice nurses, that provides primary care or wellness services to underserved or vulnerable populations and that is associated with a school, college, university or department of nursing, federally qualified health center, or independent nonprofit health or social services agency.
42 U.S. Code § 254c–1a. Grants to nurse-managed health clinics
(1) Comprehensive primary health care services
(2) Nurse-managed health clinic
(b) Authority to award grants
(c) ApplicationsTo be eligible to receive a grant under this section, an entity shall—
(2) submit to the Secretary an application at such time, in such manner, and containing—
(d) Grant amountThe amount of any grant made under this section for any fiscal year shall be determined by the Secretary, taking into account—
the financial need of the NMHC, considering State, local, and other operational funding provided to the NMHC; and
other factors, as the Secretary determines appropriate.
(e) Authorization of appropriations