The Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services announced they would not include sustainability in their nutrition guidelines for Americans, backing away from a report that recommended plant-based diets in order to help forestall climate change.
Nursing homes throughout the United States billed Medicare for more therapy than some patients needed, actions that ultimately led to overpayments surpassing a billion dollars nationwide, the New York Times reported.
A federal judge granted March for Life an exemption from the Obamacare birth control mandate on Monday, citing the Religious Freedom Restoration Act as well as the Fifth Amendment.
A reporter who recently sent a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the Department of Health and Human Services soliciting documents concerning the Planned Parenthood doctor caught on tape touting the sale of aborted baby parts was denied expedited information because the controversy is not a “breaking news story of general public interest.”
The federal government cannot verify nearly $3 billion in subsidies distributed through Obamacare, putting significant taxpayer funding “at risk,” according to a new audit report.
Employees working for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services made, on average, twice as much handling non-English Obamacare inquiries compared to clerks speaking English, according to documents obtained by ProEnglish.
The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) has extended the public comment period for its new nutritional guidelines, after Congress expressed concern with the committee’s report.
The meat industry is pushing back against a federal committee that wants Americans to eat less meat, telling the government “hands off my hot dog.”
The federal committee responsible for nutrition guidelines is calling for the adoption of “plant-based” diets, taxes on dessert, trained obesity “interventionists” at worksites, and electronic monitoring of how long Americans sit in front of the television.
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R., Ala.) issued a statement Tuesday after receiving a response to his letter on welfare oversight from the Department of Health and Human Services.