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American College of Rheumatology releases statement on CMS final rule on MIPS and APMs

(American College of Rheumatology) The American College of Rheumatology has issued an official statement on today's release by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) of its final policy implementing the Merit-Based Incentive...Show More Summary

There are 2.5 million Americans leaving money on the table while buying health insurance

Millions of American are leaving money on the table by buying insurance outside of Obamacare's exchanges, according to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Currently, people who do not receive insurance from their employer...Show More Summary

HHS Awards $1.5M to Pilot Programs to Improve Flow of Health Info

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) announced seven recipients of two Cooperative Agreement programs to improve the flow of health information.Show More Summary

The White House is kicking off a big push to fix Obamacare's largest problem (AMZN)

Obamacare needs millennials, so the White House is going after them. The White House, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Secretary of Education, and private groups convened in Washington for the Affordable Care Act (ACA)Show More Summary

HHS takes steps to provide more information about clinical trials to the public

In an effort to make information about clinical trials widely available to the public, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today issued a final rule that specifies requirements for registering certain clinical trials and submitting summary results information to

HHS Awards Over $87M for Health IT Enhancements to Health Centers

On Thursday, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced it has awarded more than $87 million in funding for 1,310 health centers nationwide to support health IT enhancements to accelerate health centers’ transition to value-based models of care. Show More Summary

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Joins Solera Health Advisory Board

21st Secretary of U.S. Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius has been appointed by  Solera Health, an integrator of chronic disease prevention and management solutions to its advisory board. From 2009 -2014, Ms. Sebelius served...Show More Summary

Obama Admin Proposal Would Nullify Pro-Life State Laws That Defund Planned Parenthood

The Obama administration is slapping down every state that has acted on the idea that the federal Title X reproductive healthcare program was NOT created to bankroll Planned Parenthood. A proposed new Health & Human Services(HHS) rule announced last week would nullify state eligibility thresholds (such as Kansas has) that prioritizes Title X grants to […]

HHS Secretary: The Good News About ObamaCare

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell: It's become a yearly ritual: As the Affordable Care Act (ACA) continues to settle into place, inevitable growing pains get portrayed by critics as doom for health reform. This year, we're seeing it again.... Show More Summary

HHS reallocates funds to fight Zika, warns further Republican stalling will delay vaccine efforts

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

The efforts to keep government functions running despite Republican inaction continue. The Obama administration plans to reallocate $81 million from the Department of Health and Human Services to fight the Zika virus, according to a letter sent Thursday by HHS Secretary Sylvia M. Show More Summary

HHS Appoints Beth Anne Killoran New CIO

On Friday, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has named Beth Anne Killoran as its new chief information officer after serving almost six months as acting CIO.  “To protect all of our IT systems — from desktops to the Personally Identifiable Information and Protected Health Information our Department works with — we need... Read More

U.S. Needs Greater Preparation for Next Severe Public Health Threats, Independent Panel Finds

An Independent Panel formed to review the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service's response to Ebola calls for increased coordination both within HHS and across all involved federal agencies and strengthened coordination and collaboration with state and local governments and their private-sector partners.

House Conservatives Seek Accountability from HHS Over California Abortion Mandate

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy let Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell know how he felt about the agency’s forcing...

HHS Proposes To Streamline Medicare Appeals Process

4 months agoHealth : The Checkup

The Department of Health and Human Services Tuesday proposed key changes in the Medicare appeals process to help reduce the backlog of more than 700,000 cases. The measures “will help us get a leg up...

McCarthy ‘Bewildered’ by HHS Abortion Mandate in California

On Wednesday, the Department of Health and Human Services decided that abortion coverage in California's statewide insurance plans does not...

HHS Revises Policy to Include Explicit Provision for Protections of LGBTQ Patients

Last week, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published regulations revising the Conditions of Participation for Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals to include explicit provision for protections of LGBTQ patients.Show More Summary

Should Women Pay More For Healthcare Services?

Last month, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a "final rule" prohibiting discrimination in healthcare and health insurance, clarifying a policy already laid out in the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Gender, race, disability,...Show More Summary

House Panel Demands HHS Investigate Planned Parenthood For Violating Federal Law, 'Betraying Women's Trust'

The House Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives has asked the Department of Health and Human Services to launch a probe into Planned...

Blackburn Reveals Fetal Tissue Researchers’ Identities in Call for Federal Abortion Inquiry

The letters from Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) requesting the inquiry failed to redact researchers’ names and contact information despite past assurances. The post Blackburn Reveals Fetal Tissue Researchers’ Identities in Call for Federal Abortion Inquiry appeared first on Rewire.

HHS Responds to Subpoena of Obamacare Program With One Heavily Edited Document

House GOP members requested a year ago that the Department of Health and Human Services provide information into how it funds Obamacare’s Basic...

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