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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
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
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
Thanks to the American Rescue Plan, today the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is announcing the availability of $1 billion for Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)-Health Center Program funded health centers to support major construction and renovation projects...
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...