Coming in at $80.1 billion in discretionary funding, President Obama’s FY 2014 budget for the Department of Health and Human Services is $3.9 billion above the funding level enacted in 2012. Our legislative advisory provides an overview of key elements of that proposed budget, which includes funding to support implementation of the Affordable Care Act and savings in the Medicare and Medicaid programs that would contribute to an estimated $400 billion in total health savings from 2014 through 2023. Read our advisory on the President’s FY 2014 budget for the department of Health and Human Services.
Theresa C. Carnegie is a Mintz attorney who advises health care clients on a wide array of transactional, regulatory, compliance, fraud and abuse matters, and health law issues. She counsels health plans, pharmacy benefit managers, pharmacies, device manufacturers, and distributors.