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HIV and Enteropathy
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Many of the decisions that govern the policy-making that ultimately affect the practice of HIV care in the U.S. are governed by one of three forces – laws passed by Congress, regulation and rule-making by federal agencies, and the federal budget and appropriations processes.

To learn more about each of these, please click on one of the topics below.

How a bill becomes a law

The Federal Budget and Appropriations Process

Within the federal government, the chief agency in charge of health care matters is the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).  The Department oversees 11 health agencies and over 300 federal programs focused on health. To learn more about HHS and its functions, please visit the page below: 

The Department of Health and Human Services