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Biden’s 2023 Budget: Big Increases for FDA, CDC, Pandemic Preparedness

Biden’s 2023 Budget: Big Increases for FDA, CDC, Pandemic Preparedness

April 4, 2022 – The fiscal year (FY) 2023 budget proposed by President Joe Biden last week emphasizes fiscal restraint more than new, big spending programs, but it does ask for increased funding for pandemic preparedness, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and projects such as the Cancer Moonshot and the Advanced Research Projects Agency […]

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Biden’s “Health Care Day” Previews Next Steps

Biden’s “Health Care Day” Previews Next Steps

Feb. 1, 2021 – President Joe Biden presented his current vision for the state of the nation’s healthcare during last week’s “Health Care Day,” one of several themed presentations his administration is holding to roll out key policies. Describing Executive Orders that he signed in the healthcare arena, Biden stated that the best way to […]

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Senate Delay in Confirming HHS Secretary Could Stall Biden’s Healthcare Plans

Senate Delay in Confirming HHS Secretary Could Stall Biden’s Healthcare Plans

Jan. 25, 2021 – As of Jan. 25, and five days after the inauguration of President Joe Biden, the Senate has not yet scheduled confirmation hearings for Xavier Becerra, Biden’s nominee for Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Any delay in his confirmation will cause a leadership gap at a critical […]

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