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HHS FY 2020 Budget in Brief

The Secretary Presents the FY 2020 Budget

The President’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Budget makes thoughtful and strategic investments to protect the health and well-being of the American people, while addressing the opioid crisis, promoting patient-centered healthcare, strengthening services for American Indians and Alaska Natives, encouraging innovation in America’s healthcare future, addressing high drug prices, reforming the Department’s regulations, and generally focusing resources toward proven and effective initiatives.

Putting America’s Health First

The mission of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans by providing for effective health and human services and by fostering sound, sustained advances in the sciences underlying medicine, public health, and social services.

The President’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Budget supports HHS’s mission by prioritizing key investments that work towards fulfilling the Administration’s commitments to improve American health care, address the opioid crisis, lower the cost of drugs, and streamline federal programs. The Budget reforms the Department’s programs to better serve and safeguard the American people, while prioritizing key investments within them.

The Budget proposes $87.1 billion in discretionary budget authority and $1.2 trillion in mandatory funding for HHS. It reflects HHS’s commitment to making the federal government more efficient and effective by focusing spending in areas with the highest impact.

Read the full FY2020 Budget in Brief

Budget Justifications to Congress

NOTE: IT Resource Statement:

HHS certifies that the HHS Chief Information Officer (CIO) has reviewed and had input in approving information technology (IT) Investments included in the below budget request documents. Furthermore, both the HHS Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and HHS CIO have had a role in reviewing planned IT support for major programs and significant increases and decreases in IT resources as reflected in this budget. Additionally, with respect to Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) implementation, the Agency has developed and implemented its plan to ensure that all common baseline FITARA responsibilities are in place. Finally, HHS confirms that all HHS components are utilizing incremental development practices as appropriate across their IT investment portfolio.

Office of the Secretary Staff Divisions (Consolidated):

Operating Divisions Budget Requests:

Offices to Contact

HHS Budget – Previous Years

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Content last reviewed on March 19, 2019