Coburn: Back in Black - Department of Health and Human Services
The entire annual HHS budget exceeds $1 trillion. This mammoth budget has proven difficult to properly manage. From paying health care claims submitted for dead patients and prisoners to bonuses to nursing homes for substandard care to excess travel costs, mismanagement at HHS is costing taxpayers more than one billion dollars every week.
The HHS Back in Back section aims to save $106.7 billion over ten years.