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May 4, 2021
Today, thanks to the American Rescue Plan, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), announced the availability of approximately $250 million to develop and support a community-based workforce who will serve as trusted...
May 4, 2021
Funding Will Help Communities, Hospitals, Health Clinics Respond to the Pandemic and Support Local Efforts to Increase Vaccine Confidence and Uptake in Rural Communities Today, thanks to the American Rescue Plan, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is announcing the availability...
May 3, 2021
Today, the US Department of Health and Human Services, through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is announcing a new program covering costs of administering COVID-19 vaccines to patients enrolled in health plans that either do not cover vaccination fees or cover them with...
May 3, 2021
Today, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra kicked off Asian Pacific Heritage Month by announcing that HHS will be partnering with select, national organizations the first week in May to support and enhance outreach and enrollment efforts for this population during...
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
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
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
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...