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Obama’s Proposed Budget: More Money for Health IT, Medicare, Medicaid, NIH
Health Leaders Media - Janice Simmons

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) would see almost a 10% increase from the current fiscal year under President Barack Obama’s proposed federal budget for fiscal 2011 released today. Included in the budget are numerous areas promoting healthcare reform, including additional funding for health information technology and comparative effectiveness research.