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Biden's $6T budget includes cybersecurity, broadband infrastructure

Healthcare IT News

Kat Jercich

President Joe Biden proposed a $6 trillion budget on Friday, aimed at expanding economic opportunity, improving education and creating a DARPA-like agency tasked with healthcare innovation, among other investments.

The budget, which expands on congressional allocations authorized under COVID-19 relief bills, focuses on what Biden's administration calls "building back better," a slow pivot from the devastation wrought by the coronavirus pandemic.

The budget's health IT initiatives include broadband expansion, strengthening public health infrastructure and bolstering cybersecurity.

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