The President’s FY 2007 Budget Proposal: Overview and Briefing Charts

This chartpack reviews the President’s FY 2007 budget request to Congress and highlights overall budget assumptions and funding for major health programs. It begins with a description of the federal budget process, followed by summary information on the overall composition of the Administration’s budget. Overall, the budget includes net reductions for Medicare, Medicaid, and other health programs administered by the Department of Health and Human Services. The budget also includes additional expenditures for proposals to promote health savings accounts.

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