Dollars and Sense of Federal Funding

Why orthopaedic surgeons should care

Elizabeth Fassbender

With government funding set to run out in a matter of weeks (Sept. 30), Congress is once again considering a stop-gap funding bill—also called a continuing resolution or CR—to avoid a government shutdown. CRs are short-term funding measures that typically extend funding at current levels until agreement can be reached on new appropriations bills.

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