Senate Passes Sweeping 21st Century Cures Act Funding Medicine

December 8, 2016
by Maggie Fox
NBC News

"The Trust for America's Health is deeply disappointed Congress will utilize the Prevention and Public Health Fund as an offset for the legislative package known as 21st Century Cures," said Rich Hamburg, interim president and CEO of the group.

"Cutting the Prevention Fund will limit the nation's ability to improve health and quality of life and prevent disease. This is the nation's first and only substantial investment in moving from our current 'sick care' system to a true preventive health system."

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