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Budget highlights need for reform: Sebelius
Modern Healthcare - Jennifer Lubell

President Barack Obama’s fiscal 2011 budget request for HHS does not make specific provisions for healthcare reform, though it acknowledges that reform is sorely needed, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said at a briefing. Obama’s $3.83 trillion budget blueprint assumes that healthcare reform, if enacted, could reduce the federal deficit by $150 billion over 10 years, but that assumption is applied on a governmentwide scale, and is not specific to HHS.