Obama’s budget cuts $50 million from a vaccine program for the under-insured
FEBRUARY 2, 2015, 3:14 PM EST
The 317 immunization program is taking a hit, although officials believe rising insurance rates will pick up the slack.
President Obama released his $4 trillion fiscal year 2016 budget proposal Monday, and in it he outlined some ambitious health care initiatives to improve efficiency and eliminate waste. But buried a little bit deeper is a $50 million cut to one of the U.S.’s longstanding vaccine programs for the under- and un-insured.