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Obama Admin Won’t Say if Planned Parenthood Doc Who Sold Aborted Babies Got Taxpayer Funding

This past week, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) denied a request from Federalist reporter, Mary Hasson, regarding information on federal funds Planned Parenthood’s Medical Director, Dr. Deborah Nucatola, received for advice on “healthy baby” births. Show More Summary

Inside the Republican war on vegetables

last monthNews : The Raw Story

In 1985, in an attempt to keep up with advances in research on nutrition and health, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) assigned the task to the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, a panel of nationally recognized experts in the...

Republicans have a beef with the USDA after dietary panel recommends less red meat

last monthNews : The Raw Story

In 1985, in an attempt to keep up with advances in research on nutrition and health, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) assigned the task to the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, a panel of nationally recognized experts in the...

Proposed Federal Dietary Guidelines Hard to Swallow for Some Lawmakers

In 1985, in an attempt to keep up with advances in research on nutrition and health, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) assigned the task to the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, a panel of nationally recognized experts in the field of diet and nutrition. Show More Summary

Cheers, relief and tears for HHS chief after high court ends Obamacare fight

last monthHealth : The Checkup

When Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell saw on her office computer that the Supreme Court was about to release the much-anticipated ruling on Obamacare, she rushed out of her office and down the hall to a conference room where about two dozen senior staff were gathered. Before she got there, she heard a cheer erupt from the room.Read full article >>

Former HHS Secretary Sebelius says health law strengthened with latest Supreme Court decision

Former Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who oversaw Obamacare's passage and rocky implementation, said on Friday that the Supreme Court's latest decision on the law will strengthen it against leadership changes in the future. Show More Summary

Court Rules Obama Admin Can Make Christian University Obey HHS Abortion Mandate

Earlier this week, religious employers suffered another loss at the hands of the coercive Obamacare Health and Human Services mandate. A U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit panel ruled against East Texas Baptist University and a group of other non-profit religious employers in their challenge to the Obamacare requirement that they facilitate health […]

HHS Removes Extra Hurdle For Marijuana Research

The process for studying the potential medical benefits of marijuana became more streamlined on Tuesday, when the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services eliminated a controversial requirement for Public Health Service review of non-federally funded research protocols involving marijuana.

Pioneer ACOs: Anatomy Of A ‘Victory’

By JEFF GOLDSMITH and NATHAN KAUFMAN On May 4, 2015 Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Burwell announced that the Pioneer ACO program had saved the federal government $384 million and improved quality in its first two years and would therefore be expanded. HHS also released a 130 page independent program evaluation by

The FBI just made the largest ever healthcare fraud bust

This week the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Department of Justice (DOJ), and local law enforcement in 17 different cities across the country arrested 243 individuals for an alleged $712 million in fraudulent Medicare...Show More Summary

HHS Awards $200k Grant for Diabetes Patient Engagement

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) has awarded a $200,000 grant to Butler Health System and Madison-based Wellbe as part of the Rural Health Care Services Outreach Grant Program to support diabetes self-management using online patient engagement. Grant Details The project will serve rural areas of Butler, Venango, Lawrence, and Clarion counties... Read More

Networks Skip Report Feds Unable to Verify $2.8 Billion in ObamaCare Subsidies

The top English and Spanish networks refused to cover on Tuesday evening the findings of a federal audit report from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) that concluded that just under $3...Show More Summary

Faith Leaders and Dept. of Health & Human Services Explore LGBT Health Resources

On May 20, the Department of Health and Human Services(HHS) convened a group of national LGBTQ faith leaders to discuss how HHS can bring our LGBTQ community into the work they do with faith congregations around health concerns. This event was part of an ongoing effort by the Obama Administration to respond to the oft-neglected needs […]

HHS’s Ebola Detection Kit Could Provide Diagnosis in 20 Mins

  To assist doctors in diagnosing Ebola virus disease quickly, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) will pursue development of an Ebola virus diagnostic test for use in a doctor’s office, hospital, clinic, or field setting that will provide results within twenty minutes.  Diagnosing... Read More

Food Guidelines Are Broken. Why Aren’t They Being Fixed?

Every five years, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) release new dietary guidelines that set the agenda for what Americans should eat to maintain a healthy weight, preventShow More Summary

Paul Ryan joins the 'blame Obama' choir for bad Supreme Court Obamacare decision

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell was supposed to testify to the Ways and Means Committee in the House Wednesday about HHS's budget, since Ways and Means is all about the money side of government. But why would WaysShow More Summary

CVS Health, HHS Collaborate to Provide Personalized Preventive Care Recommendations

CVS Health announced it is partnering with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to promote an online tool, which provides recommendations from government-recognized clinical experts for the personalized preventive services...Show More Summary

Obama Admin Makes Insurance Companies Obey HHS Mandate, Offer Abortion Drugs for Free

Abortion-inducing drugs, free of charge. The Department of Health and Human Services Agency has just announced its stricter rules that insurers must offer 18 free forms of contraception after a report suggested some health plans were charging employees copays for these services, or not offering them at all. “Today’s guidance seeks to eliminate any ambiguity,” […]

New HHS Warning: Insurers Must Provide 18 Forms of Contraception, Including Abortifacients

Abortion-inducing drugs, free of charge. The Department of Health and Human Services Agency has just announced its stricter rules that insurers...

US Dietary Guidelines: Historic Battle for People and Planet

The broad public support for sustainability in the scientific recommendations of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans has been described as 'unprecedented' according to the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Thus far 22,000...Show More Summary

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