Biden Seeks More Funding For HCBS, Opioid Crisis, Rural Health

By Maya Goldman / April 9, 2021 at 2:13 PM
President Joe Biden’s fiscal year 2022 discretionary budget preview, released Friday (April 9), builds off health priorities in the recently enacted American Rescue Plan and proposed American Jobs Plan by calling for additional funding for home- and community-based services, tackling the opioid crisis, rural health and more. The funding proposal piggybacks on the appropriations outlined in Biden’s infrastructure plan, released last Wednesday (March 31). The full budget, set to be released later in the spring, will pull both pieces together...

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