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Groups decry proposed public-health cuts
Modern Healthcare

Provider groups said a House-drafted budget bill for HHS next year targets the nation’s most vulnerable people, as it proposes to cut public health funding and end the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. The House Appropriations Committee’s Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee on Wednesday voted 8-6 to approve the full committee’s proposed budgets for those departments in the next fiscal year.