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May 1, 2021
Rule lowers consumers' maximum out-of-pocket costs by $400 As part of the Biden Administration’s work to move unaccompanied children out of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facilities as quickly as possible, the Pomona Fairplex Emergency Intake Site (EIS) in Pomona, California, will receive...
April 30, 2021
Rule lowers consumers' maximum out-of-pocket costs by $400 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today adopted new provisions to lower maximum out-of-pocket costs to consumers by $400, while increasing competition and improving the consumer experience for millions of Americans who will...
April 30, 2021
In an effort to get evidenced-based treatment to more Americans with opioid use disorder, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is releasing new buprenorphine practice guidelines that among other things, remove a longtime requirement tied to training, which some practitioners have cited...
April 29, 2021
Targeted investments will promote effective and efficient use of resources to support equitable access to COVID-19 vaccination, testing, and treatment. Today, thanks to the American Rescue Plan, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services...
April 29, 2021
American families who have been hit hard by COVID-19 deserve swift and impactful relief. Through the American Families Plan, the Biden-Harris Administration offers more families the peace of mind that relief is on its way. The American Families Plan is a once-in-a-generation piece of legislation...
April 29, 2021
Today the Food and Drug Administration announced the launch of proposed rule-making to remove menthol from cigarettes and flavor additives from cigars. This science-based decision reflects the Biden Administration’s commitment to improve the health of all Americans and to tackle health disparities...
April 28, 2021
Tonight President Biden made clear that to build back a prosperous America, we need a healthy America. I share the President’s commitment to meeting this critical moment to protect the health of our loved ones across the country and to continue building on the progress of the first 100 days to make...
April 27, 2021
Proposed rule would require hospitals to report vaccination rates among healthcare staff The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule (CMS-1752-P) today for inpatient and long-term care hospitals that builds on the Biden Administration’s key priorities to close health...
April 27, 2021
Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced additional Biden Administration appointments: "The growing team at HHS is working tirelessly to end the COVID-19 pandemic and expand access to health care through President Biden's American Rescue Plan," said HHS Chief of Staff...
April 27, 2021
In an effort to get evidenced-based treatment to more Americans with opioid use disorder, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is releasing new buprenorphine practice guidelines that among other things, remove a longtime requirement tied to training, which some practitioners have cited...