President Joe Biden calls for a 23% increase in funding for the HHSSA by expanding and improving health coverage. He urges Congress to take action on high drug costs.
In the 2022 budget, BDD calls for the federal government to pass a law that allows for low cost of Medicare-covered drugs; Close the Medicaid cover gap.
The question does not say how much those policies will cost or how much they will pay for it. The president’s budget is often a message that Congress cannot fully convey. But he sets the priorities for the time being.
Overall, Bidian’s budget calls for a $ 6 trillion increase in health spending, in contrast to the Trump administration’s four-year cut to health programs.
According to Biden’s budget request, HSS will receive $ 134 billion in reliable funding, a 23% increase from last year’s congressional approval.
“Increased investment in behavioral health (mental health and substance use), maternal health, emerging health concerns, science, information and research, tribal health, prenatal care and education, and child welfare,” said H.S. He supports families, ”Bessera said in a statement on Friday. We need a healthy America to rebuild a prosperous America, and President Biden’s budget reflects that vision as he invests in a number of life-saving programs.
Biden recommends funding for a range of health care programs, including those focused on rural health, maternal and child health, mental health, HIV / AIDS and family planning. It aims to put HHS in a better position for the next pandemic, proposing $ 905 billion for strategic national stocks from a $ 200 million increase approved by Congress last year.
The hospital’s pre-program program for emergency service providers will receive $ 292 million, according to Biden’s proposal. The $ 11 million increase approved by Congress last year.
HHS will receive an additional $ 17 million for the 340B program “Improving Operations and Control”, an increase of $ 7 million approved by Congress last year.
Funding for the National Health Service Corporation, diversity training programs, behavioral health worker development programs, and medical centers for medical centers will receive $ 330 million.
The budget proposal includes a number of ideas already introduced in Biden’s work and family plans, including a permanent extension of middle-income subsidies for middle-income subsidies and $ 400 billion to expand access to housing and community-based services and increase wage benefits. For guardians.
Biden also called on Congress to approve a new $ 6.5 billion fund to fund a new health research agency focused on cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and other diseases.
Other items in last year’s budget request include $ 8.7 billion for disease control and prevention centers, an increase of $ 1.6 billion approved by Congress last year. About two decades.
The increase includes funding for the CDC Social Health Determination Program to improve health equity and data collection. As part of NHHHHH’s efforts to improve health care, it will receive additional funding to study the health effects of climate change.
The proposed budget also requires $ 10.7 billion to tackle the opioid epidemic, an increase of $ 4 billion approved by Congress last year.
Benden asked Congress for Community Mental Health Services to block the grant of $ 1.6 billion, citing the impact of COVID-19 on mental health.
The budget proposal also calls for the exchange of Medicare payments to insurers and suppliers.
The budget request is “We can improve insurance premiums for insurers and certain suppliers by reducing overpayments and strengthening incentives for value-added care, extending the life of the Medicare Trust Fund, reducing consumer benefits and reducing federal costs.” .
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