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April 1, 2021
An average of three out of five eligible uninsured Americans can access $0 plans after advance payments of tax credits and an average of four out of five current HealthCare.gov consumers will be able to find a plan for $10 or less per month after advance payments of tax credits Department also...
April 1, 2021
Vice Admiral (VADM) Vivek H. Murthy April 1, 2021 Eisenhower Executive Office Building South Court Auditorium Good morning and thank you all for joining us today. My name is Dr. Vivek Murthy, and I am honored to serve as the Surgeon General of the United States. In my role, I’m charged with looking...
April 1, 2021
COVID-19 Community Corps to Mobilize Doctors, Community Leaders, Businesses and Citizens and Equip Them with Resources and Information to Build Vaccine Confidence and Uptake HHS Also Launches First TV Ads Encouraging Vaccinations, and Social Media Profile Frames for Americans to Share Support of...
March 29, 2021
CDC and ACL Will Provide Nearly $100 Million in Grants to Aging and Disability Networks in Every State and Territory As part of President Biden's announcement today that the administration will take further action to expand access to COVID-19 vaccines, the U.S. Department of Health and Human...
March 26, 2021
The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announces its eighteenth settlement of an enforcement action in its HIPAA Right of Access Initiative. OCR announced this initiative to support individuals' right to timely access of their health records at a...
March 24, 2021
The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announces its seventeenth settlement of an enforcement action in its HIPAA Right of Access Initiative. OCR announced this initiative to support individuals' right to timely access to their health records at a...
March 23, 2021
Today, President Biden announced that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is extending access to the Special Enrollment Period (SEP) until August 15 – giving consumers additional time to take advantage of new savings through the American Rescue Plan. This action provides new and...
March 22, 2021
“President Biden promised to bring down health care costs and that is exactly what we at the Department of Health and Human Services will do, beginning with implementation of the American Rescue Plan.” Today, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra released the...
March 22, 2021
Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced additional Biden Administration appointments: "The team at HHS is working around the clock to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, expand the affordable health care, and implement President Biden's transformative American Rescue Plan –...
March 17, 2021
$10 Billion in Funding for School Screenings to Help Reopening $2.25 Billion in Screenings to Address Disparities and Advance Equity New CDC Guidance to Provide Clarity on Screening Testing Approaches Testing Ramp-Up Is Part of Biden’s Overall Effort to Increase Testing Nationwide as Vaccinations...