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HHS Director: Inflation of Obamacare Enrollment Numbers ‘Unacceptable’

22 hours agoNews : Mediaite

In a Facebook Q&A with MSBNC host Chris Hayes, Health and Human Services Director Sylvia Burwell called the erroneous conflation of dental sign-ups with Obamacare enrollments last spring "unacceptable."

Office 365 cloud platform chosen by US Department of Health and Human Services

The federal Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is moving its email application and collaboration services to the Microsoft Office 365 solution that is hosted in a Government Community Cloud, it was announced Thursday. The move involves approximately 125,000 seats, writes Greg Myers, vice president of Microsoft Federal, in a blog post. Show More Summary

HHS Targets Hispanics for Obamacare with 'Latino Enrollment' Summits

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is ramping up its efforts to get Hispanics enrolled in Obamacare. “We’re about to start open enrollment—which will start on Saturday,” HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell said in a Google Hangout...Show More Summary

HHS Secretary: 'No Questions Will Be Asked' of Families with Mixed Immigration Enrolling in Obamacare

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell encouraged families with mixed immigration status to sign up for Obamacare to see whether they could get subsidies for purchasing health insurance. Burwell made her remarks during aShow More Summary

ObamaCare FAIL: HHS warns of Low Enrollment

WASHINGTON — The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said that it will fall short of expectations of enrolling Americans in ObamaCare healthcare exchanges. The Hill reported this past Monday, HHS said up to 9.9 million people will enroll in ObamaCare in 2015. Originally, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) expected closer to 13 million people […]

SHOP Exchange Glitches

Nicole Kaeding Open enrollment for Obamacare’s second year begins next week. In the chaotic launch of HealthCare.gov, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) delayed the launch of the sister portal for small businesses. Now,...Show More Summary

HHS awards $2.2 billion in grants for HIV/AIDS care and medications

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced today that more than $2.2 billion in grants was awarded in fiscal year (FY) 2014 to cities, states and local community-based organizations, funded through the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program. This funding will ensure that more than half a million people living with and affected by HIV...

Burwell Picks Treasury Aide Fitzpayne for HHS Chief of Staff

Alastair "Al" Fitzpayne, a top Treasury Department aide with extensive contacts on Capitol Hill, will be the next chief of staff at the Department of Health and Human Services, working with secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell.

HHS official: insurance cancellations are just 'invitations' to sign up for ObamaCare

It's not easy to pretend that a failure as immense as ObamaCare is "working," much less living up to its promises, but the hard Left and Administration drones keep trying. The latest road apple dropped by Health and Human Services, after...Show More Summary

Good news in Utah

Utah had been on my list of highly probable Medicaid expansion states for a while now.  They’ve been in talks with Health and Human Services (HHS) for a 1115 waiver and their discussions have been wide ranging.  Last Friday, it looks like the outlines of a deal have been agreed to: “They are giving us [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.

HHS SECRETARY: MORE EBOLA CASES POSSIBLE

By VICTORIA JONES Talk Radio News Service WASHINGTON – Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell says we may see more Ebola cases in the United States. “We had one case and I think there may be other cases, and I think we have to recognize that as a nation,” She said. “What’s most important […]

Catholic Church Opposes Latest Version of HHS Birth Control Mandate

The Catholic Church remains opposed to the Department of Health and Human Services' birth control mandate that was modified in August.

US Catholic Bishops to Receive $4 Million Federal Grant for Legal Aid to Unaccompanied Illegal Minors

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is funneling $4 million over the next two years to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Office of Refugee Resettlement to provide legal representation for 2,600 unaccompanied illegal minors. Show More Summary

Thanks to ObamaCare, you can now see how much money your doctor gets from drugmakers

Earlier this week, with little fanfare, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a public database of information about how much money and in-kind benefits doctors have been receiving from pharmaceutical and medical device makers. Show More Summary

HHS releases 13th Report on Carcinogens

Four substances have been added in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 13th Report on Carcinogens, a science-based document that identifies chemical, biological, and physical agents that are considered cancer hazards for people living in the United States. The new report includes 243 listings. read more

THE FBI, CIA, DWI USA: HHS shock: 1 in 12 Americans use illegal drugs. America is doped up — a…

THE FBI, CIA, DWI USA: HHS shock: 1 in 12 Americans use illegal drugs. America is doped up — and drunk. According to a shocking new report from the Health and Human Services Department, there were 24.6 million people aged 12 or older who used illicit drugs during just one month last year. “That’s enough […]

HHS is hiding health insurance rate hikes, former official charges

The Department of Health and Human Services is improperly hiding health insurers' requested rate increases from the public -- in violation of the Affordable Care Act, according to a new lawsuit from a former administration health official. States are generally charged with reviewing health insurers' proposed rate increases, but HHS conducts reviews for several states […]

Millions of Tax Dollars Will Subsidize Attorneys for Migrants Hoping to Stay in US

HOUSTON, Texas -- More federal tax dollars will be spent on legal counsel for minors who entered the U.S. illegally. President Obama's Health and Human Services (HHS) announced on Tuesday that $4.2 million more "leftover funds" will be spent on counsel for the foreigners. Show More Summary

The Real Costs of HealthCare.gov

Nicole Kaeding In May, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Burwell testified to Congress that costs for building HealthCare.gov were $834 million. New research from Bloomberg Government suggests that Burwell’s...Show More Summary

HHS awards more than $295 million in Affordable Care Act funds to increase access to primary care at health centers

Funding creates an estimated 4,750 new jobs; Helps newly insured access care Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced today $295 million in Affordable Care Act funding to 1,195 health centers in every U.S. State, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Pacific Basin to expand primary care...

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