The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) co-hosted the 6th annual conference Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance through HIPAA Security on May 21 & 22, 2013. Show More Summary
As scandals rise around the Obama Administration, from Benghazi to the IRS, Republicans and some Democrats are also jumping on a new development: United States Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius requesting private funding to implement the healthcare law.
A group members of the U.S. House of Representatives have sent Secretary of the Department of Human and Health Services, Kathleen Sebelius, a letter questioning her reported actions of soliciting donations from non-profit organizations that are “directly implementing” Obamacare. Show More Summary
The Obama Administration took a big step on Thursday to ensure that kids in child care are safe. Speaking before a D.C.-area day care, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced strict new regulatory rules — the first in 15 years — for child care facilities across the nation. The newly announced regulations [...]
As most everyone not in a cave knows, by now, President Barack Obama, and Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Kathleen Sebelius plan to impose a severe restriction on the free exercise of religion by the...
Nearly one year into his tenure as Chief Technology Office for the Department of Health and Human Services, Bryan Sivak chats about how open data can transform health care and why entrepreneurs should care.
While last Friday’s IRS bombshell was disturbing, another story equally shocking. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is hungry for funds to implement the Affordable Care Act on time. Congress has rejected the Obama administration’s request for more funds to subsidize the initiative. Show More Summary
Are you kidding me? Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has gone hat in hand to health industry executives, asking them to make large financial donations to help with the effort to implement President Obama?s landmark health-care law. Her...
On Friday, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, honoring her dual mandate to pitch Obamacare as hard as humanly possible and forward the administration’s “war on women” meme, tweeted about the glories of the new bureaucracy:...Show More Summary
President Obama has dinner tonight with House Democrats. HHS press release: “Today, as part of the Obama administration’s work to make our health care system more affordable and accountable, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced a three …
An Ohio company that manufactures reservoirs for air brakes has filed suit against the Department of Health and Human Services over the "preventive services" mandate.
The American Center for Law & Justice has filed its opening brief in Gilardi v. U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, an appeal pending in the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. We represent Frank and Phil Gilardi and their two companies, Freshway Foods and Freshway Logistics. The Gilardis [...]
Barack Obama’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is panicked enough about the collapse of ObamaCare that they have hired a public relations firms at a cost of $8 million to sell the program to the public. ObamaCare’s main...Show More Summary
by Kirsten Andersen WASHINGTON, D.C., April 24, 2013 (LifeSiteNews) – The Obama Administration’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has arranged to pay public relations firm Weber Shandwick an additional $8 million to promote enrollment in ObamaCare’s health insurance exchanges. Advertising…
by Kirsten Andersen WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA, April 24, 2013 (LifeSiteNews) -- A federal judge has temporarily blocked the Obama Administration’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) from enforcing its birth control mandate against a Catholic-owned for-profit lumber company. The Catholic owners of the Seneca…
by Stuart Shapiro With the failure of meaningful gun control in Congress, President Obama has turned to the regulatory process to do what he can. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) filed a notice Friday afternoon initiating a rulemaking process aimed at removing legal barriers that are keeping states from sharing records with [...]
A new government report from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finds that Medicare Part D — the prescription drug benefit that helps eligible seniors afford the medication they need — could have made over $111 million in 2009 alone with a simple change to the way it pays insurers. The findings illustrate [...]
Next year the federal government should spend over $340 on each person enrolled in the federally-run exchanges just to operate these marketplaces. My estimates are based on the new Health and Human Services (HHS) budget and Congressional Budget Office (CBO) reports. Show More Summary
President Obama has released his 2014 budget proposal, which includes $80.1 billion in spending for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), an increase of $3.9 billion. The proposed budget for The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) would increase its $61 million budget to $78 million, a 28% increase. Show More Summary
The period for submitting public comments to the Department of Health and Human Services on the HHS mandate closed last week, but you can still submit comments on the mandate (and/or religious freedom generally) to the U.S. Commission...Show More Summary