House Appropriators Hike HHS By $1.5B In Draft 2021 Spending Bill

By Amy Lotven / July 6, 2020 at 8:23 PM
The House Appropriations Committee late Monday (July 6) released a $96.4 billion draft fiscal year 2021 HHS funding bill that is $1.5 billion more than the 2020 enacted level and $11.1 billion above the president’s budget request. The Labor-HHS subcommittee will mark up the bill on Tuesday. The bill provides $4 billion for CMS administrative expenses, $315 million above the fiscal 2020 enacted level and $291 million above the president’s budget request, according to a breakdown by the subcommittee. The...

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