Kaiser Family Foundation Budget Summary Analyzes Global Health Aspects Of FY17 Omnibus Released By Congress

Kaiser Family Foundation: Congress Releases FY17 Omnibus
This budget summary highlights global health-related funding contained in the FY 2017 Omnibus bill released by Congress on Monday. The bill provides funding for the U.S. government through the rest of the fiscal year including for U.S. global health programs at USAID, the Department of State, and the CDC. Total known funding for U.S. global health programs in the FY 2017 Omnibus is $9.4 billion, which is approximately $235 million (2.6 percent) higher than the FY 2016 enacted level. The analysis includes tables that compare U.S. global health funding in the FY 2017 Omnibus to the FY 2016 enacted levels, the House and Senate FY17 appropriations bills, and proposed cuts submitted by the Trump administration to Congress in March 2017 (5/1).