HHS Secretary issues statement on Administration Fiscal Year 2019 Budget
February 13, 2018
Alex Azar, Health and Human Services Secretary, issued the following statement today on President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2019 Budget:
“The President’s budget makes investments and reforms that are vital to making our health and human services programs work for Americans and to sustaining them for future generations. In particular, it supports our four priorities here at HHS: addressing the opioid crisis, bringing down the high price of prescription drugs, increasing the affordability and accessibility of health insurance, and improving Medicare in ways that push our health system toward paying for value rather than volume.
This budget supports the hard work the men and women of HHS are already doing toward these goals. In particular, the budget’s efforts to reduce the high cost of prescription drugs, especially for America’s seniors, are a reflection of President Trump’s deep commitment to addressing this important issue.”
For a copy of the HHS Budget in Brief (FY 2019 President’s Budget for HHS), click here.
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