President Trump recently submitted his first formal budget proposal to Congress.  It is viewed by many to be one of the most ambitious ever proposed, and seeks to “redefine the proper role” of the federal government by dramatically reducing its involvement in many domestic areas, including health spending.  while boosting investments in security and defense.  This post focuses on the health-related highlights of this budget proposal (the “Proposal”): Under the Proposal, the annual budget of the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) would be reduced by more than $15 billion (or 17.9 percent) in 2018.  The Proposal seeks to
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