President Wants to Cut HHS Spending by 18 Percent

by admin | March 16, 2017 1:22 pm

March 16, 2017—The Trump administration today released a budget blueprint[1] for fiscal 2018 seeking $69 billion for the Department of Health and Human Services, an 18 percent ($15 billion) decrease from the current spending level. The blueprint doesn’t say how much the 340B drug discount program[2] and other HHS subdivisions would receive. The president’s full budget will be released later this spring.  


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  1. budget blueprint: https://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/whitehouse.gov/files/omb/budget/fy2018/2018_blueprint.pdf
  2. the 340B drug discount program: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mo1pvJPOfas&t=1s
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