House Approves HHS Approps Amendment That Hikes GME Funding

By Chelsea Cirruzzo
June 17, 2019 at 4:56 PM
The House on Thursday (June 13) voted to add an amendment to its fiscal 2020 HHS funding bill that would increase funding for Graduate Medical Education by $5 million and pay for that by cutting Department of Education funding. The additional funding from Rep. Susie Lee’s (D-NV) amendment would “help ensure that additional funds are available to help fund GME slots nationwide,” a spokesperson for Lee’s office said, adding that those funds would be immediately available if Congress passes additional...

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