President’s Budget Proposes More Than $470 Billion in Medicare Savings Over 10 Years

On Tuesday, February 9, U.S. President Barack Obama released his $4.1 trillion fiscal year (FY) 2017 budget proposal, laying out his agenda and legislative priorities for the coming year. While the President’s proposed FY2017 budget has been dubbed by some on Capitol Hill as “dead before arrival,” it includes a new proposal related to hospice…