HHS Would See $9.4 Billion Decrease Under Trump’s Budget Request (1)

Feb. 10, 2020, 6:03 PMUpdated: Feb. 10, 2020, 9:01 PM

The Department of Health and Human Services would face $9.4 billion in funding cuts under the Trump administration’s fiscal 2021 budget request, a 9% reduction from last year.

The White House is reiterating its call for Congress to pass measures to lower prescription drug prices. The administration for the first time is not calling for the repeal of Obamacare, according to the proposal released Monday.

The proposed budget comes as the Affordable Care Act is facing a constitutional challenge that could decide the fate of the entire law. It also comes as the HHS has struggled to accomplish some of ...

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