United States Department of Health and Human Services ( HHS )


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About United States Department of Health and Human Services

The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), also known as the Health Department, is a cabinet-level department of the U.S. federal government with the goal of protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services. Its motto is "Improving the health, safety, and well-being of America". Before the separate federal Department of Education was created in 1979, it was called the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW).

HHS press release, blog etc

12/20/2017 - 17:45 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services update on response & recovery missions in Puerto Rico
12/20/2017 - 16:15 OCR works with DOJ to ensure federally funded medical center provides communication services for deaf and hard of hearing patients
12/20/2017 - 15:21 HHS Acting Secretary Hargan Praises Passage of Tax Reform, Repeal of Obamacares Individual-Mandate Tax
12/19/2017 - 21:09 Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos de los Estados Unidos informa sobre misiones de respuesta y reactivacion de la salud en Puerto Rico
12/14/2017 - 05:51 Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee Releases its First Report to Congress
12/13/2017 - 00:58 Readout of Acting HHS Secretary Hargan Holds High-Level Opioids Meeting
12/08/2017 - 14:54 HHS announces the winners of the HHS Opioid Code-a-Thon
12/05/2017 - 12:52 Readout of Acting HHS Secretary Hargans visit to CDC headquarters
11/22/2017 - 10:42 Members Appointed to New Tick-Borne Disease Working Group
11/17/2017 - 08:45 Readout of Acting HHS Secretary Hargan's Visit to Missouri to Discuss Tax Reform
11/16/2017 - 11:06 New Members Named to Serve on Health Information Technology Advisory Committee Established in 21st Century Cures Act
11/07/2017 - 07:59 HHS Names Patient Matching Algorithm Challenge Winners
11/02/2017 - 06:39 HHS activa ayuda para habitantes sin seguro de las Islas Virgenes de EE.UU. que necesitan medicamentos
10/30/2017 - 18:23 Readout of Assistant Secretary McCance-Katzs Opioids Listening Session in Nashua, New Hampshire
10/27/2017 - 14:04 HHS Office for Civil Rights Issues Guidance on How HIPAA Allows Information Sharing to Address the Opioid Crisis
10/26/2017 - 16:37 HHS Acting Secretary Declares Public Health Emergency to Address National Opioid Crisis
10/25/2017 - 11:00 OCR Addresses National Origin Discrimination in Alabama Child Welfare Programs
10/14/2017 - 20:42 Acting Secretary Hargan declares public health emergency in California due to wildfires