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Nov 29 2016
Tom Price Named as HHS Secretary
House Budge Committee Chairman Tom Price (R-GA) has led efforts to craft a GOP alternative to the Affordable Care Act.Washington Times New York Times (News) Wall Street Journal (News)
May 11 2015
HHS re-writes Obamacare rules: Orders free birth control for all
The Obama administration on Monday ordered all insurers to provide IUDs, the contraceptive patch and other birth control free of out-of-pocket charge to all women, rewriting the rules after reports that some insurance carriers were refusing to cover all types of contraceptives.
Insurers must cover at least one brand of contraception in each of 18 different methods outlined by the FoodWashington Times
Mar 09 2015
HHS secretary: Supreme Court ruling against Obamacare would harm millions
Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell on Monday rebuked critics who want the Supreme Court to invalidate Obamacare’s subsidies in much of the country, saying such a ruling would harm millions of Americans who “need, want and like” their health coverage.
Appearing at the White House, she said nearly 11.7 million new and returning customers selected a health plan onWashington Times
Feb 28 2020
Whistleblower says HHS sent workers to handle possible coronavirus patients without gear, training
The Department of Health and Human Services “improperly deployed” more than a dozen workers to two California military bases receiving Americans evacuated from coronavirus without giving them training or protective gear for handling the possibly high-risk patients, according to a new whistleblower complaint.
The whistleblower alleged that HHS officials shot down her concerns and on FebFox News (Online News)
Sep 29 2014
Scuttled illegal immigrant housing site in Va. accuses HHS, neighbors of discrimination
Community outrage forced the federal government to nix its plans to house illegal immigrant children at a defunct college in rural Virginia, but the school fought back this month with discrimination complaints accusing both the Obama administration and its own neighbors of bigotry.Washington Times
Dec 08 2020
‘Aggressively Pro-Abortion’: Pro-Life Activists, Lawmakers Denounce Biden HHS Pick Xavier Becerra
Pro-life groups and lawmakers denounced former Vice President Joe Biden’s choice of California Attorney General Xavier Becerra for secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
“Far from ‘uniting’ the country, Biden has proven yet again he is an extremist on abortion,” Susan B. Anthony List President Marjorie Dannenfelser said in a statement following Biden’s MondayThe Daily Signal
Sep 20 2018
OPINION: Trump administration making progress in fight against opioid epidemic: HHS Secretary
Our comprehensive strategy for the opioid crisis, grounded in the best science and evidence we have, is starting to show results.USA TODAY
Feb 28 2020
US workers didn't have proper gear to work with coronavirus evacuees, HHS whistleblower claims
Federal workers did not have the necessary protective gear or training when they were sent to help quarantined Americans who were evacuated from China during the coronavirus outbreak, according to a government whistleblower complaint.
The complaint alleges employees with the Department of Health and Human Services were sent to Travis and March Air Force bases in California without fullUSA TODAY
Nov 19 2013
White House, HHS warned about ObamaCare website in March, documents show
Obama administration warned about health care website in March, report saysFox News (Online News)