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HHS funding bill clears Senate Appropriations Committee
Modern Healthcare

A small cut for HHS and funding to implement the 2010 healthcare law were included in a fiscal 2011 spending bill adopted by the Senate Appropriations Committee late Wednesday.

The bill, approved on a 16-14 party-line vote, would cut HHS funding by less than 1% to $70.18 billion from $70.44 billion.