NIH has published (NOT-OD-12-035) guidance on implementation of the revised salary cap for FY 2012, reducing the cap to Executive Level II, $179,700 for FY12.
NIH also published (NOT-OD-12-034), providing information on the statutory provisions affecting use of NIH funds for FY 12.
NOT-OD-12-036 provides guidance on NIH fiscal plans for FY12. Non-competing awards will be issues without inflation. Inflationary increases for future year commitments will be discontinued for all new and competing awards. Two percent increases will be implemented for Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award stipend levels see also NOT-OD-12-033.