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Obama budget would mean sacrifice for many healthcare sectors
Modern Healthcare

Physicians, hospitals, drugmakers and states would all have to undertake various sorts of belt-tightening under President Barack Obama’s proposed fiscal 2012 budget, administration officials acknowledged. Such sacrifices are required to address the new fiscal realities presented by a looming national debt.

“We can’t build a future without living in our means,” said HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, at a Monday budget proposal news conference. “In some cases, we cut programs we would not have cut in better fiscal times.”