The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Health Resources and Services Administration, announced the availability of an estimated $103 million in American Rescue Plan funding over a three-year period to reduce burnout and promote mental health among the health workforce.Read More
The Biden-Harris Administration, through the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and Treasury, and the Office of Personnel Management, issued “Requirements Related to Surprise Billing; Part I,” an interim final rule that will restrict excessive out of pocket costs to consumers from surprise billing and balance billing.
Thanks to the American Rescue Plan, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology is announcing the establishment of an $80 million Public Health Informatics & Technology Workforce Development Program to strengthen U.S. public health informatics and data science.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services unveiled a new type of public-private partnership that enables investments using venture capital practices.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Health Resources and Services Administration, announced the availability of $14.2 million from the American Rescue Plan to expand pediatric mental health care access by integrating telehealth services into pediatric primary care.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is distributing $3 billion in American Rescue Plan funding — the largest aggregate amount of funding to date for its mental health and substance use block grant programs.
Thanks to the American Rescue Plan, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is announcing the availability of nearly $150 million to community-based health care providers to aid their response to COVID-19.
By Art Gross – Last week, the Office for Civil Rights at the US Department of Health and Human Services announced that there would be a 45-day extension of the comment period for the public with regard to the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on modifying the HIPAA Privacy Rule that was originally posted in December of 2020.
Xavier Becerra has been confirmed as the 25th United States secretary of health and human services beginning on March 19, 2021. AMA, AHA, ATA along with dozens of other industry and professional organizations are standing by him and are ready to work with him.