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NJ, FEDS BOTH SPENDING LESS MONEY ON PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMS

May 8, 2014
by Andrew Kitchenman
New Jersey Spotlight

The newly issued report Investing in America’s Health 2014 found that New Jersey ranked 26th in state public-health spending in 2012-13, at $24.96 per capita.

But the state was only 45th in the amount that it received from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), at $15.70 per capita, and 34th in federal Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) funding, at $18.67 per capita.

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