Washington E-Newsletter

House and Senate Appropriators Advance Health Spending Bills

On July 14, the House Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies (Labor, HHS and Education) Appropriations Subcommittee approved its Fiscal Year 2024 legislation. Subsequently, on July 27, the Senate Labor, HHS and Education Appropriations Subcommittee advanced its version of the legislation. The bills support programs of interest to neurosurgery, including funding for:

  • National Institutes of Health;
  • Traumatic brain injury;
  • Firearm injury and mortality prevention
  • Military and civilian partnership for trauma readiness;
  • Children’s hospitals graduate medical education; and
  • Pediatric subspecialty loan repayment.

Click here for the House bill and here for a summary of the legislation. The Senate bill is available here. Click here for the Senate committee report and here for an overview of the bill.