American Nurses Association-Michigan Announces Opposition to Nurse Staffing Ratios Legislation
Association Supports Safe Staffing for All Nurses Across the Care Continuum and Strongly Encourages Legislators Not to Be Hasty in Mandating Staffing Ratios
OKEMOS, Michigan – The American Nurses Association - Michigan (ANA-Michigan) opposes Senate Bill 334 and House Bill 4550, which require developing a staffing plan that mandates ratios for hospital nurses.
ANA-Michigan has been a long-standing advocate for nurses to have safe staffing assignments while ensuring the safety of Michigan patients. Nurses are responsible for facilitating the entire healthcare journey, from hospital admission to discharge and through the community care experience.