AGA Family of Websites:

House appropriators approve FY21 Labor-HHS, MilCon-VA and Defense spending bills

The House Appropriations Committee and its subcommittees have recently marked up and passed the Labor-HHS-Education, MilCon-VA and Defense funding bills for FY 2021.
BUDGET Word In Wooden Cube
BUDGET Word In Wooden Cube

The bills will next move to the House floor for a vote and then head over to Conference with the Senate. Here is a breakdown of the funding allocations applicable to our profession: 

Labor-HHS-Education Funding Bill  

National Institutes of Health (NIH): $47 billion – $5.5 billion or 13.2% above FY2020

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): $8 billion – $232 million above FY2020

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA): $7.2 billion

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ): $343 million – $5 million over FY2020

Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA): $562 million

Defense Funding Bill

Defense Health Program (DHP):

Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Funding Bill

Veterans’ Affairs (VA)

As the Senate moves through the appropriations process, we will be in consistent communication with congressional offices to ensure:

Make sure your voice is heard on Capitol Hill
AGA Advocacy

AGA clinical guidance

Find the latest evidence-based recommendations for treating your patients.