CMS took a critical step to advance health equity and access to care, awarding the first 200 of 1,000 Medicare-funded physician residency slots to enhance the health care workforce and fund additional positions in hospitals serving underserved communities.
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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration released the results of its annual National Survey on Drug Use and Health, which shows how people living in America reported about their experience with mental health conditions, substance use, and pursuit of treatment in 2021.
CMS is releasing the following statement from Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, with accompanying background information, in response to the action by the FDA to grant accelerated approval to a new product designed to treat Alzheimer’s disease.
In his first State of the Union, the President outlined a bold national strategy to prevent, treat, and provide long term recovery supports for mental illness and substance use disorders. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has a leadership role to implement and advance the President’s Strategy.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has issued the final rule for 2023 Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System. This year’s rule includes policies that align with several key goals of the Administration
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Health Resources and Services Administration, awarded $13 million to bolster nursing education and training to grow the nursing workforce and improve access to nursing education.
The Ad Council, American Medical Association, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and CDC Foundation launched their annual campaign to motivate more people to get vaccinated against seasonal influenza (flu) to protect themselves and their loved ones.
US Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy released a new Surgeon General’s Framework for Mental Health & Well-Being in the Workplace outlining the foundational role that workplaces should play in promoting the health and well-being of workers and our communities.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra and World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus held the first U.S.-WHO Strategic Dialogue.