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HHS proposes new protections for gender identity, disabilities, and language assistance

| Sep 3, 2015

Proposed rule implements new protections against sex discrimination; enhances language assistance; protects individuals with disabilities; and extends to insurers participating in Health Insurance Marketplaces Washington, DC-- Today, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a proposed rule to advance health equity and reduce disparities in health care. The...[ Read More ]

Statements by Secretary Lew and Secretary Burwell on preparing for the upcoming tax season

| Jan 9, 2015

In preparation for the 2015 tax filing season, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Treasury Department are putting in place resources to provide tax filers with the information and resources they need to get their questions answered. Millions of Americans who get their health insurance through...[ Read More ]

HHS partners with nation’s largest pharmacies to promote Health Insurance Marketplace

| Dec 19, 2014

Department of Health and Human Services’ Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced today that HHS is collaborating with the nation’s largest pharmacies to encourage enrollment through the Health Insurance Marketplace at thousands of locations across the country. Ahold USA Companies, Bi-Lo Holdings, CVS Health, H-E-B, Kroger, Rite Aid, Walgreens and Walmart...[ Read More ]

Secretary Burwell issues declaration under PREP Act to support development of Ebola vaccines

| Dec 9, 2014

Important step in effort to develop Ebola vaccines to combat current, future outbreaks Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell today announced a declaration under the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness (PREP) Act to facilitate the development and availability of experimental Ebola vaccines. This declaration is intended to assist...[ Read More ]

HHS awards $83.4 million to train new primary care providers

| Jul 7, 2014

Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell today announced $83.4 million in Affordable Care Act funding to train new primary care providers in residency programs at 60 Teaching Health Centers across the nation. The funding will help train more than 550 residents during the 2014-2015 academic year, increasing the number of...[ Read More ]