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Jul 15 2022
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Friday that it has ordered an additional 2.5 million doses of monkeypox vaccines to respond to the escalating outbreak.
Driving the news: "Our strategy is to secure additional doses for the near-term while also making sure we have a steady supply in the weeks and months to come," HHS Assistant Secretary for Preparedness andAxios
Aug 29 2013
As part of its continued effort to solidify Affordable Care Act regulations before insurance exchanges open on October 1, the Department of Health and Human Services finalized a new rule on Wednesday clarifying how a number of issues will be handled in the new marketplaces.CNN (Online News)
Dec 01 2022
The Department of Health and Human Services is partnering with the U.S. national men's soccer team to promote vaccinations with the updated COVID-19 shot, which are currently at a low.
Driving the news: The updated bivalent COVID shot is available for people aged five and up. However, only around 12% of the U.S. population has received the new booster shot, compared to the 69% that haveAxios
Nov 21 2023
Oklahoma’s lawsuit says the state has “administered the Title X family planning program in Oklahoma for more than 40 years,” using the grants to “disperse funds through 68 county health departments, who provide critical public health services to rural and urban Oklahoma communities.” In May of this year, the lawsuit says, HHS pulled Title X funding from the state after having accused it ofCatholic News Agency
Apr 09 2023
Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra said the move by a federal judge in Texas to block the approval of a type of abortion medication could have far-reaching effects on the status of other federally-approved medications and vaccinations. A federal judge in Texas last week issued a stay that blocked the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) approval of mifepristone, one of twoThe Hill
Nov 19 2023
Colorado legislators marched toward passing Democrats’ priority property tax relief bill on the special session’s penultimate day Sunday, alongside a slate of economic aid for lower-income Coloradans. Two bills are already headed to Gov. Jared Polis to sign into law, while another five — including Democrats’ short-term property tax fix — are awaiting critical votes in the House and Senate inThe Denver Post
Dec 01 2022
Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra indicated that the Biden administration supports using taxpayer dollars to cover treatments, such as gender transition surgery, for minors that medical experts have determined are "medically necessary."
Becerra signaled that the administration supports coverage for transition-related treatments for both adults and children in writtenWashington Examiner
Jun 23 2012
Conservatives wanted the White House to stop spending on the health care law until the Supreme Court rules on whether its constitutional.Politico
Jul 14 2022
The Biden administration is warning retail pharmacies against denying patients abortion-inducing medication, saying this would violate anti-discrimination laws by withholding healthcare from pregnant people.
The Department of Health and Human Services’s Office for Civil Rights has released guidelines reinforcing the Obamacare law that warns more than 60,000 U.S. pharmacies againstWashington Examiner
Sep 15 2020
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Tuesday called for the resignation of Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar, following reports that Trump-appointed officials at the department have altered Covid-19 reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other instances of political interference since the start of the pandemic in March.Forbes