New Hampshire is the latest state to get on board with Medicaid expansion. They still will need approval of a waiver from Health and Human Services, but the New Hampshire government is extremely likely to ask for an Arkansas style “private option” waiver. HHS has been willing to grant those waivers as long as there [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.
6 March 2014 -- In advance of International Women’s Day on 8 March 2014, WHO is launching new guidance to help countries ensure human rights are respected in providing more girls, women, and couples with the information and services they need to avoid unwanted pregnancies.
After a false start earlier this week, the South Dakota Senate Health and Human Services Committee voted 5-2 today to pass out to the floor a bill to ban sex-selection abortions. This version of HB 1162 was slightly amended from the language over which the committee deadlocked 3-3. The South Dakota House of Representatives passed […]
Brands and the organizations, products and services that they represent must deliver real customer value. That is, they must address real human needs and desires. And they must do so for monetary and convenience-related costs that deliver at least a reasonable, if not an outstanding, value. So, brands should deliver real functionality. Often, the most [...]
By Susan Crabtree | Washington Examiner Emails obtained by the Washington Examiner through a Freedom of Information Act request raise new questions about how much the White House knew about Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius‘ fundraising for Obamacare and whether she solicited donations from entities she regulates. Show More Summary
One year ago today Humans yelling like goats yelling like humans: Full circle, guys. Five years ago today Doctors force patients to sign gag orders forbidding online reviews: Over 2,000 US doctors have joined a service that supplies them with EULAs for their patients to sign, EULAs that forbid the patients from writing bad reviews of their treatment online.
The American toll from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan can be contemplated in many different ways, thanks to the Congressional Research Service (CRS). A new CRS report has provided a human accounting not only of how many service personnel...Show More Summary
The Illinois Department of Human Services Home Services Program provides services to disabled beneficiaries so they can remain in their own homes, while living as independently as possible. The News-Democrat reports on an Illinois woman, who received Medicaid funds while caring for a family friend. Show More Summary
Great service is both helpful and human. Here are six ways to make sure your service is both--every time. If your job is at all connected to the world of customer service, you've probably heard of Captain Mike and the Good Ship Netflix. Show More Summary
Elliott Abrams, defender of butchers, liar in the service of murder, is lecturing the president as being "weak on human rights."
The human genome pioneer has unveiled a venture to provide whole genome sequencing and cell-therapy-based diagnostic services for patients.
The Obama administration on Tuesday proposed an $80.1 billion budget for the Health and Human Services department, representing a $3.9 billion increase over 2012 levels. The budget includes new funding for AIDS prevention, family planning programs, food safety, Head Start and mental health services for young adults and families. But it does not include a […]
TechCrunch says that Facebook is looking to turn drones into flying ISPs. The plan: "blanket" the world with Internet access, especially the 2/3 of humanity that currently has no Internet. The incentive: If Facebook can use Titan’s drones...Show More Summary
Fan vs. Machine is a fantasy sports service that pits humans against computer algorithms. Is this the future?
The estimated tens of thousands of Burmese pythons now populating the Everglades present a low risk to people in the park, according to a new assessment by U.S. Geological Survey and National Park Service scientists.The human risk assessment...Show More Summary
There's a New Breed of crony in town: Joe Hauck was paid $310,000 in less than 11 months as a consultant to state Health and Human Services Secretary Aldona Wos before returning in December to his job as an executive at a private company...Show More Summary
Via UNAIDS Asia & the Pacific: Across Asia and the Pacific, transgender people face significant stigma and discrimination which prevents them from accessing the HIV and health services they need. Everyone has the right to live a full and healthy life with dignity. Show More Summary
Earlier this week, the Georgia House Health and Human Services Committee unanimously supported a bill allowing the use of CBD cannabis oil for children suffering from debilitating health conditions. The bill still has to pass the full House vote and then be approved by the Senate, but Rep. Show More Summary
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently reported that 4 million Americans have signed up for private health insurance plans through the federal and state-based marketplaces. Open enrollment for the Affordable CareShow More Summary
House Bill 885, the state's new medical marijuana bill, would allow doctors to prescribe cannabis oil to patients suffering from a variety of ailments. The bill was allowed to advance by the Health and Human Services Committee.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]