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Dec 07 2020
President-elect Joe Biden on Monday announced he’s nominating California Attorney General Xavier Becerra to lead the next administration’s Department of Health and Human Services, a surprise to many who believed the former Democratic congressman would be chosen to head the Justice Department.
The selection of Becerra — first reported by The New York Times and CNN on Sunday — is aHuffPost
Jul 13 2012
The Obama administration told Republican governors in a letter Friday that federal officials “stand ready to help them decide whether to take federal funds to expand their Medicaid programs.Wall Street Journal (News)
Jul 14 2022
Pharmacies risk violating civil rights laws if they deny access to drugs that can be used for abortion, HHS says
The Health and Human Services Department on Wednesday warned U.S. retail pharmacies that they risk violating civil rights law if they deny access to medication used in abortions under certain circumstances.
The HHS Office for Civil Rights said pharmacies cannot deny access to prescription medication used for reproductive health care on the basis of the customer’s sex, pregnancy statusCNBC
Jun 23 2018
Planned Parenthood is suing the Department of Health and Human Services over changes to the agency's embattled Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program.CNN (Online News)
Jul 08 2021
Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra on Thursday sought to clarify his argument that “it is absolutely the government’s business” to know which Americans have been vaccinated against the coronavirus, after facing backlash from Republicans in Congress.
In a tweet, the federal government’s top health official said his comments from earlier in the day had been “taken wildlyPolitico
Jul 15 2020
Hospitals are now to send all COVID-19 patient information to a Department of Health and Human Services database in Washington, D.C., through a new policy that is alarming health experts who say they are concerned that the information will be withheld from the public or politicized.
"Historically, CDC [Centers for Disease Control and Prevention] has been the place where public healthNewsmax (News)
May 02 2018
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Wednesday said President Donald Trump wants to go further in lowering drug prices, an issue he campaigned on during the 2016 presidential race.Reuters
Nov 13 2017
President Trump announced that he will nominate Alex Azar as his Health and Human Services secretary, replacing Tom Price who was forced to resign in September amid a scandal over travel expenses.Fox News (Online News)
Nov 13 2017
President Trump has selected former pharmaceutical executive Alex Azar as his newest pick to lead the department of Health and Human Services.
Mr. Trump tweeted while overseas of his intentions to tap Azar, writing that Azar "will be a star for better healthcare and lower drug prices!"CBS News (Online)