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2012-03-12 16:18:21

The U.S. Health and Human Services said on Friday that the federal government plans to withdraw funding for a Texas program the provides over 100,000 women with birth control who are unable to afford it. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said the agency is pulling the funding out because Texas does not divvy up the money to Planned Parenthood clinics. Texas Governor Rick Perry called the decision an "egregious federal overreach" after it was announced. Perry said...

2012-03-07 20:16:40

New data released today by Health and Human Services shows that the Affordable Care Act has extended health insurance to a substantial number of racial and ethnic minorities nationwide. The health care reform law allows young adults to stay on their parents' insurance plans through age 26. The data, based on combined estimates from the National Health Interview Survey and the Current Population Survey, indicate that approximately 736,000 Latinos, 410, 000 Blacks, 97,000 Asian Americans,...

2012-02-08 00:30:00

The Alliance for Aging Research, http://www.agingresearch.org, today applauded the Obama Administration for reprogramming $50 million from the current budget to Alzheimer´s disease and pledging an additional $80 million for Alzheimer´s research in the next budget cycle. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 07, 2012 The Alliance for Aging Research, http://www.agingresearch.org, today applauded the Obama Administration for reprogramming $50 million from the current budget to...

Some Faith-Based Employers Must Cover Birth Control Starting in 2013
2012-01-21 05:13:54

Religiously-affiliated hospitals, universities, and other nonprofit organizations will have to pay for the birth-control coverage of their female employees, but they will be given an extra year to comply with the mandate, the Obama administration has ruled. According to Reuters, the decision, which was announced Friday by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, will not apply directly to churches, synagogues, mosques, temples or similar places of worship. Nor will it apply...

2012-01-12 21:46:46

Health insurance premium increases in five states have been deemed “unreasonable” by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced today. After independent expert review, HHS determined that Trustmark Life Insurance Company has proposed unreasonable health insurance premium increases in five states–Alabama, Arizona, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Wyoming.  The excessive rate hikes would affect nearly 10,000 residents across...


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