In the Update this week:

  • The president released his proposed FY 2021 budget. It proposes significant cuts to Medicaid and some other health programs, but is considered “dead on arrival” in Congress.
  • A House committee approved another version of legislation to address surprise medical bills; it had both bipartisan support and opposition.
  • The administration will begin to enforce the “public charge” rule on February 24.

February is Black History Month. Visit the Black History Month webpage (HHS Office of Minority Health) to learn more about activities and events, and to download shareable graphics and other related materials.

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