Health overhaul, aging population push Health and Human Services budget past $1T in 2015

  • Article by: RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 4, 2014 - 4:51 PM

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's budget pushes Health and Human Services spending over $1 trillion for the first time, reflecting an aging population adding to the Medicare rolls, as well as expanded coverage for younger people through the new health law.

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