8 Highlights From Obama's $77B HHS Budget Plan

Law360, New York (March 4, 2014, 8:09 PM EST) -- The Obama administration on Tuesday proposed a $77 billion discretionary budget for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that aims to grow the physician workforce, tie Medicare payments to insurers and providers more closely to quality, boost anti-fraud efforts, and ramp up the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s inspection powers. Here are eight highlights experts shared with Law360.

The spending plan, which is part of a $1 trillion overall budget for HHS, is all but certain to encounter sizable opposition from Republicans, but the...
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