The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services today announced it would spend up to $840 million over the next four years to fund innovative healthcare strategies designed to improve patient care and lower costs.
The Department of Health and Human Services can't unilaterally make payments to insurers under the Affordable Care Act as a way of making up for unexpected losses, the Government Accountability Office said in a legal opinion.
As the Ebola virus outbreak spirals out of control into a world-wide crisis, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response this week released a checklist for hospitals to help clinicians manage patients carrying the virus.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has released an Application Programming Interface to make data on medical device adverse events more accessible to the public.
In the face of a looming primary care shortage and an ongoing rural health crisis, many healthcare programs invest in training nurses to work in underserved areas with the help of the Department of Health and Human Services.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been focused on restructuring its IT efforts to offer greater transparency and efficiency in customer support and services, its Deputy Commissioner for Operations Walter S. Harris said in a blog post.
Changes to the health insurance exchange renewal process could lead to "painful" repercussions for insurers, according to a new report from Milliman.
Insurers have paid consumers a total of $9 billion since 2011 under the medical-loss ratio, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced today.
Health insurers overburdened with Affordable Care Act implementation could consider a move to Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Islands, as the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has granted a myriad of reform exemptions in U.S. territories.
Jocelyn Samuels has been named the next director of the Office for Civil Rights, the unit within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that enforces HIPAA compliance, an OCR spokeswoman confirmed in an email to FierceHealthIT.