Highlights from the FY23 President’s Budget Request for Hospitals & Health Systems

On March 28th, 2022, President Biden released his fiscal year (FY) 2023 budget request, which includes new spending priorities for the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Each Federal agency has laid out significant funding priorities and initiatives for FY 2023 and McAllister & Quinn has analyzed each agency’s budget to provide our clients with critical advanced intelligence so they are uniquely prepared for next year’s grant competitions. 

Below is a top-line analysis of the budgets for the HRSA, SAMHSA and NIH and some advanced intelligence on newly anticipated grant competitions for FY23:

Agency FINAL FY22 Enacted Level FY23 Budget Request Change from FY22 Level
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
$8.9 billion (discretionary)
$8.545 billion (discretionary)
-$455 million
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
$6.5 billion
$10.137 billion
+$3.637 billion
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
$44.95 billion
$48.96 billion
+$4.01 billion

Fiscal Year 2023 Agency Budget Highlights

Hospitals and Health Systems should expect new awards and increased funding for the following programs:

Health Resources and Services Administration

  • NEW PROGRAM: Advanced Nursing Education Nurse Practitioner Residency and Fellowship (ANE-NPRF) Program
  • Geriatrics Workforce Grants
  • Nursing Faculty Loan Program
  • Telehealth Grants
  • Faculty Loan Repayment Program
  • Rural Healthcare and Residency Programs
  • Diversity and Behavioral Workforce Education and Training

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

  • Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics
  • Targeted Capacity Expansion Grants
  • Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health

National Institutes of Health

  • Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H): The FY23 budget includes $5 billion for ARPA-H, $4 billion more than the FY22 enacted level

Important Note: Every year the White House releases a President’s Budget Request (PBR) that is used as a foundation by Congress during the annual appropriations process. The figures and priorities detailed above will undoubtedly change.

If you would like more information on the FY23 Budget or how it impacts your institution please contact us here.