Healthcare takeaways from Trump budget

June 1, 2017

President Donald Trump's first full budget proposal will include $3.6 trillion in spending cuts to balance the budget in the next decade, according to an article on the Becker's Hospital Review website.  

Some of the proposals related to healthcare include:

• $610 billion in Medicaid cuts over 10 years. The reduction is in addition to the $839 billion pulled from Medicaid under the proposed American Health Care Act.

•  Reduction in CHIP funding. Under the budget, $5.8 billion would be cut from the Children's Health Insurance Program over 10 years.

•  The National Institutes of Health budget would be reduced from $31.8 billion to $26 billion 

•  The CDC's chronic disease prevention programs would have funding reduced by $222 million

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