Articles Tagged 'health and human services'
Trump nominating Azar as next HHS secretary READ MORE
Kelly to oversee most Cabinet travel after Price resigns
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly has been given the authority to sign off on most Cabinet members’ travel on government–owned, rented, leased or… READ MORE
Senate GOP suspends rules, advances Trump picks without Democrats
Republicans who lead a key Senate panel suspended their own rules Wednesday and advanced President Trump’s picks to lead the Treasury and Health and Human… READ MORE
‘Most Pathetic’: Dems Boycott Trump Nominee Hearings
Senate Democrats on Tuesday boycotted a critical markup of President Donald Trump’s nominations to lead the Treasury and Health and Human Services departments, leaving a… READ MORE
Obama administration issues regulations for individual mandate
The Obama administration took new steps Wednesday toward implementing the individual mandate in its signature healthcare law, downplaying the scope of the unpopular provision by stressing rules that allow exemptions from the requirement to purchase insurance.
The Internal Revenue Service and the Health and Human Services Department emphasized exceptions to the mandate, which were detailed in new regulations that also… READ MORE
Health and Human Services Dept.: Itâ€™s not an â€˜exchange,â€™ itâ€™s a â€˜marketplaceâ€™
Reacting to negative views and grassroots opposition to Obamacare â€” or the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act â€” the Health and Human Services Department… READ MORE
Feds spend $100k teaching teen girls ‘condom negotiation’…
The administration is funding a $100,000 study of pregnant and “at-risk” 14-17-year-old girls on probation in Houston, Texas, to determine ways to help them choose safer lifestyles and avoid pregnancy, including better “condom negotiation” tactics.
TheÂ National Institutes of Health, part of the Health and Human Services Department, is providing aÂ University of HoustonÂ researcher the money because… READ MORE
Obama sticks by Kathleen Sebelius: Itâ€™s just common sense
From The State Column
The Obama administration is taking a tough stance on emergency contraception, according to the latest statement from Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. Ms. Sebelius said Wednesday that teenagers (16 years and younger) will not be given expanded access to Plan B, despite the Food and Drug Administrationâ€™s decision to allow younger teenagers to use… READ MORE
HHS Has Failed to Meet a Third of Obamacareâ€™s Mandated Deadlines
Posted by Ben Domenech (Profile), Red State.com
A new report from the non-partisan Congressional Research Service, commissioned by Republican Senator Tom Coburn of Oklahoma and others, finds astounding proof of the total administrative failure of the administration in implementing Obamacare. According to the report, HHS has missed one-third of the deadlines contained within the legislation for the first six months… READ MORE