House Budget Moves To Give CBO More Time To Score Preventive Services

By Amy Lotven / February 6, 2024 at 7:20 PM
The House Budget Committee advanced out of committee three bipartisan bills aimed at reforming and strengthening the Congressional Budget Office, including one that Chair Jodey Arrington (R-TX) hailed as a “gamechanger” as it would require the agency to look at the long-term cost-saving potential of preventative services. The move comes amid a push for coverage of anti-obesity drugs, but all types of evidence-based preventive services could be explored. Initially dubbed the Preventive Health Saving Act (HR 766), the committee also...

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