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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...
April 26, 2021
Estimated 66% of uninsured Black adults eligible for zero-dollar premium plans Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra announced commitments from national organizations to support Black American outreach and enrollment efforts during the Special Enrollment Period (SEP)...
April 22, 2021
As part of the Biden Administration’s work to create solutions to move unaccompanied children out of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facilities as quickly as possible, the Long Beach Convention Center Emergency Intake Site (EIS) in Long Beach, California, will receive the first...
April 22, 2021
As Part of COVID-19 Public Education Campaign, Effort Will Connect Doctors, Scientists and Medical Professionals with Influencers and Organizations on Their Platforms That Reach Millions of People As part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s “We Can Do This” public education campaign to increase...
April 21, 2021
"Yesterday’s verdict delivered accountability on the road towards justice but does not change an egregious wrong. My thoughts are with George Floyd’s family, the Black community, and everyone who feels the impact of wounds and trauma that too many people have confronted for far too long. We must...
April 21, 2021
$80 million an eight fold increase in funding from previous years will be available for Navigators to help enroll consumers in coverage during the 2022 Open Enrollment beginning November 1, 2021 Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that to continue its efforts to...
April 19, 2021
Part of Biden Administration Efforts to Strengthen Equity in COVID-19 Response and Vaccinations, As These Providers Serve Predominately Low-Income and Minority Communities Thanks to the American Rescue Plan, today the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is announcing the availability...
April 19, 2021
Today, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra announced commitments from national organizations to support Latino outreach and enrollment efforts during the current Special Enrollment Period (SEP) made available on HealthCare.gov by President Biden due to the COVID-19...
April 14, 2021
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is proposing a new rule to revise the Title X family planning program regulations. The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), entitled "Ensuring access to equitable, affordable, client-centered, quality family planning services" will be open for...
April 13, 2021
On Friday, COVID-19 Health Equity Chair, Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith convened the second COVID- 19 Health Equity Task Force to discuss the Biden-Harris Administration’s whole-of-society approach to mitigate the health inequities caused or exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic and for preventing such...