Healthcare IT News April 13, 2021
The extensive list includes billions in funding for public health data modernization, broadband and 5G expansion, social determinants of health, cybersecurity and more.
The Biden administration this past Friday released a letter outlining President Joe Biden’s request for fiscal year 2022 discretionary funding in advance of Congress’s annual appropriations and budget process.
The letter, addressed to Appropriations Committee Chair Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vermont, along with several other top federal lawmakers, includes a range of proposals that reflect Biden’s broader agenda.
“The consequences of this broad disinvestment are plain to see. We know that anticipating, preparing for, and fighting a global pandemic requires a robust public health infrastructure. Yet, going into the COVID-19 pandemic, funding for the Centers for...