KFF Analyzes Global Health Aspects Of House FY 2020 SFOPs Appropriations Bill

Kaiser Family Foundation: House Appropriations Committee Approves FY 2020 State & Foreign Operations (SFOPs) Appropriations Bill
The House Appropriations Committee approved the FY 2020 State & Foreign Operations (SFOPs) appropriations bill on May 16, 2019. The SFOPs bill includes funding for U.S. global health programs at the State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Funding for these programs, through the Global Health Programs (GHP) account, which represents the bulk of global health assistance, totaled $9.3 billion, an increase of $459 million above the FY 2019 enacted level and almost $3 billion above the President’s FY 2020 request. This summary details funding for U.S. global health programs specified in the bill (5/17).