Issue Brief 14-39
November 25, 2014

The administration submitted to Congress an emergency request for fiscal year (FY) 2015 of $6.19 billion to address Ebola at home and abroad. Of the total, $4.65 billion would be used for immediate response while $1.54 billion would be placed in a contingency fund. States would receive $228 million for two existing programs—Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) and the Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP)—as well as $69 million to establish Ebola treatment centers.