Brailer's Office Gets $61.7 Million

March 2006
Health Management Technology;Mar2006, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p6
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The article reports that the U.S. Health and Human Services will receive $61.7 million for the fiscal year 2006. The total funding of $61.7 million is $40.4 million more than the fiscal year 2005 level, but short of the original budget request of $75 million of President George W. Bush. The budget will continue to fund $50 million through the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) for information technology patient safety initiatives.


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