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A $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill was signed into law March 23, 2018. Here’s how the spending package affects the healthcare industry, by the numbers.
Additional spending on opioid-addiction and mental health services:
|Provided to Health and Human Services in budget authority, $10 billion more than the 2017 level
| Added funding to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
|Cut to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, amounting to a less than 1 percent cut
To the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for administrative expenses, the same as last year
For details on the bill, read the full Washington Healthcare Update from March 26, 2018.