WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. health officials on Friday said they were revoking legal guidance issued by the Obama administration that had sought to discourage states from trying to defund organizations that provide abortion services, such as Planned Parenthood.
The Trump administration announced Thursday that the Department of Health and Human Services will create an office focused on protecting the religious rights of medical providers, including those who oppose abortion.
The Texas Health and Human Services Commission paid managed-care organizations $5,521,704 in Medicaid capitation payments after beneficiaries died, according to an audit from the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General.
The Department of Health and Human Services announced Friday a $10 million research collaboration aimed at teenage pregnancy prevention and sexual risk avoidance.
The Department of Health and Human Services defines life as beginning at conception in a draft of its new strategic plan, which would run from 2018 to 2022.
The Trump administration announced Friday that it is expanding exemptions to an Affordable Care Act rule that requires employers to include birth control coverage in health plans.
Tom Price resigned his post as secretary of health and human services on Friday afternoon amid backlash over his travel on private planes.
Retired bodybuilder and former star of “The Incredible Hulk” Lou Ferrigno may be joining the Trump administration to “make America healthy again.”
Medicaid patients in Maine who had critical incidents involving neglect, exploitation, or abuse were not investigated and reported immediately, according to an audit from the Department of Health and Human Services.