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Sep 29 2017
Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price resigned Friday, after an uproar over his use of private jets for official business.The Hill
Apr 23 2020
House Democrats are calling on the inspector general for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to investigate the reassignment of an official charged with overseeing the development of a coronavirus vaccine.
On Wednesday, Dr. Rick Bright, the former head of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) told The New York Times he was removed from his postIndependent Journal Review
Jun 26 2020
President Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order intended to improve the child welfare system, seeking to strengthen foster care and adoption programs amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The order, which Trump signed in the Oval Office without media present, aims to improve transparency and oversight and increase collaboration between public, private and faith-based groups that focusThe Hill
May 17 2014
A 436-page stack of regulations released on Friday by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) paved the way for the Obama administration to bailout health insurers who lost money on Obamacare. Originally, the Obama administration promised its so-called "risk corridors"--a program to shift money from profit-making insurers to underperforming insurers to keep down premiums--would beBreitbart News
Apr 08 2020
The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) is calling on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to report racial data in updates on the coronavirus outbreak after figures reported by certain states and counties showed black Americans are disproportionately affected by the pandemic.
The group sent a letter to the CDC on Tuesday requesting the data after sending a separate letterThe Hill
Jan 29 2021
In his first public comments since a scathing attorney general report finding New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration undercounted nursing home deaths, the governor on Friday argued criticisms of him were a "political attack" that began with the Trump administration.
"That was mean," Cuomo said when the federal government blamed New York and other states for the nursing home COVID-Fox News (Online News)
Jun 24 2020
The federal government is ending its support for 13 drive-thru coronavirus testing sites on June 30, urging states to take over their operations — even as cases spike in several parts of the country.
The sites, which HHS says are spread across five states, are the remnants of a larger federal testing program established early in the pandemic. Seven sites are in Texas, which isPolitico
May 09 2014
New HHS Secretary's nomination hearing was once expected to be a lambasting for Dems. Heres why it didn't happen.Salon
Dec 30 2021
White House coronavirus response coordinator Jeff Zients admitted Wednesday that the Biden administration won’t ink contracts to mass-mail 500 million COVID-19 rapid tests until “late next week” — despite a record-smashing wave of new US infections and a shortage of tests.
The timeframe means it will take the White House nearly three weeks to start the process of making tests availableNew York Post (News)
Apr 26 2020
Administration officials are discussing replacing Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar following criticism of his management of the early response to the coronavirus pandemic, according to six people familiar with the discussions.
It remains unclear if Mr. Azar will be ousted and in what timeline that might occur. Administration officials said the White House is hesitant toWall Street Journal (News)