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WASHINGTON, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following public criticisms of new federally-funded health insurance plans that would have covered elective abortions in Pennsylvania and New Mexico, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a statement that the agency will act to exclude abortion from this program.
Family Research Council Action Condemns President's Falsehoods on Abortion Funding WASHINGTON, July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council Action responded today to a discovery made by the National Right to Life Committee that the Obama Administration has given federal approval to send Pennsylvania $160 million in taxpayer funds which will directly fund abortions through President Obama's recently enacted health care law. This is the first known instance of direct federal...
Letter to HHS Chief Sebelius Cites Lobbying, Legal Tactics of Insurers, and Premium Inflation by Wellpoint, Aetna in Advance of New Regulations WASHINGTON, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today asked Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to turn back health insurance industry lobbying against a chief early benefit of the new health reform law, a requirement that insurers spend more on patient care and less on administration, overhead and profit.
WASHINGTON, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Leadership for Healthy Communities commends First Lady Michelle Obama and Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius on the launch of "Let's Move Cities and Towns" -- the newest component of the First Lady's Let's Move! initiative that seeks to empower mayors and other local leaders to combat childhood obesity through policies and programs that support healthier eating and increased physical activity. Leadership for Healthy Communities, a...
State to Prepare for New Marketplace in 2014 with National Health Care Reform HARRISBURG, Pa., June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G.
WASHINGTON, June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Kathleen Sebelius today sent a letter to state attorneys general urging them to work with HHS and federal, state and local law enforcement officials to mount a substantial outreach campaign, beginning this summer, to educate seniors and other Medicare beneficiaries about how to prevent scams and fraud.
WASHINGTON, June 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswrie/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi today issued the following statement in response to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announcing the availability of $51 million in Health Insurance Premium Review Grants through the Affordable Care Act.
Committed to Helping Seniors Get Answers on Health Care Reform WASHINGTON, June 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Council on Aging (NCOA) believes that older Americans and their families need more information about health care reform and how it will affect Medicare and their health.
Residents to Attend in Person While Numerous Members Hold "Watch Parties" WASHINGTON, June 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, June, 8, the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA) will co-sponsor a national tele-town hall meeting with President Barack Obama with senior citizens to discuss the Affordable Care Act.
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Institute of Medicine President Harvey Fineberg today launched a national initiative to share a wealth of new community health data that will drive innovation and lead to the creation of new applications and tools to improve the health of Americans.