HHS FY 2021 Budget in Brief

The Secretary Presents the FY 2021 Budget

The President’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Budget reflects the Administration’s commitments to advance a patient-centered healthcare system, protect the lives of the American people, promote independence, and streamline federal programs.

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) 2021 Budget supports HHS’s mission by prioritizing key investments that work towards fulfilling the Administration’s commitments to facilitate patient-centered healthcare, protect life and lives, promote independence, and support effective and efficient management and stewardship. These strategic investments ensure the Department’s programs work well for the people they serve.

The Budget proposes $94.5 billion in discretionary budget authority and $1.3 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.

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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.

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