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Definition(s):

  • (n) the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with health and welfare; created in 1979

News

  1. HHS Releases 2013 Update To The National Alzheimer's Plan

    WASHINGTON, June 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease: 2013 Update. The first-ever National Alzheimer's Plan, initially released in May 2012, was mandated by the bipartisan National Alzheimer's Project Act (P.L. 111-375), which Congress passed unanimously in 2010. The 2013 Update ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! News

  2. Hospital charges data don't tell whole story

    Last week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released nationwide information on hospital charges for the 100 most common diagnosis groups for Medicare inpatients performed in hospitals.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Journal News

  3. Senator Blunt Concerned Medicare Proposal Could Reduce Vital Services

    From a press release from Senator Roy Blunt's office... WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) sent a letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today expressing his concern regarding a proposal in President Barack Obama’s FY14 budget proposal that would greatly limit critical reimbursement to providers for Medicare beneficiaries who are ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KTTS 94.7

Quotes

  1. "LIHEAP is supposed to be for poor people, not for cheats who pose as something or someone they're not and get their paperwork rubber-stamped by gullible government officials," Barton said. "It's [HHS] Secretary Sebelius's responsibility to...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Joe Barton Source: The Hill (blog)

  2. "It is ironic that former HHS Secretary Tommy Thompson's firm won the contract to provide the services, given the history of delay from the Bush administration when he was secretary and now," said Rep. Carolyn Maloney, DN.Y. "But I am glad...
    on Sep 9, 2006 By: Carolyn Maloney Source: Hartford Courant

  3. "With our nation facing many important public health issues, such as childhood obesity, his experience and expertise is a great addition to the HHS leadership team," Leavitt said.
    on May 24, 2007 By: Mike Leavitt Source: Forbes

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