Fiscal Year 2008 HHS Budget

Secretary Leavitt testified about the proposed fiscal year 2008 budget for the Department of Health and Human Services. Among the… read more

Secretary Leavitt testified about the proposed fiscal year 2008 budget for the Department of Health and Human Services. Among the issues raised were administration proposals for more than $100 billion in cuts in projected Medicare and Medicaid spending, funding for medical research, and maintaining health coverage for millions of children. Several members focused on focused on President Bush’s proposal to increase funding for the state-federal Children’s Health Insurance Program by $4.8 billion over the next five years and claims by analysts that the program required an increase of $12 billion to $15 billion to keep pace with current enrollment because of rising health-care costs. close

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Fiscal Year 2008 HHS Budget

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196559-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 7, 2007
Last Aired:
Feb 10, 2007

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  • Feb 07, 2007 | 12:04am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 07, 2007 | 5:05pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 10, 2007 | 5:04am EST | C-SPAN 2
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