The Vitals

Finance, Ways & Means Announce June 8 Hearings On HHS Budget

June 01, 2017
The Senate Finance and House Ways & Means committees will hold back-to-back hearings on President Donald Trump’s HHS budget on June 8, with HHS Secretary Tom Price slated to testify at both hearings. The fiscal 2018 budget released on May 23 included, among other reductions, more than $600 billion in cuts to Medicaid based largely on the assumption that the House-passed American Health Care Act would pass the Senate with the per-capita caps provision not just intact but with the...

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