The HHS announced that, together with CMS, it will launch a series of actions to educate the public about their rights to emergency medical care and to help support efforts of hospitals to meet their obligations under the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA).
CMS announced $50 million in grants for states to connect millions more children to critical health care services, particularly for mental health, at school. Made possible by the historic investments of the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, the grants will provide 20 states up to $2.5 million each in funding that can help…
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, is announcing a new model to test approaches for addressing the behavioral and physical health, as well as health-related social needs, of people with Medicaid and Medicare.
The Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H) launched the Platform Accelerating Rural Access to Distributed & InteGrated Medical care (PARADIGM) program. To tackle President Biden’s Unity Agenda priorities by driving breakthroughs to improve health outcomes for all Americans, including for diseases like…
The HHS, through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, announced notices of funding opportunities this week for grant programs that address behavioral health challenges in local communities by preventing substance use initiation, reducing the progression of substance use, and addressing other related concerns.
The White House and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, is releasing several resources to help support federal agencies, states, local and tribal governments to better coordinate health care, public health, and social services.
The HHS announces the establishment of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Long COVID and invites nominations for the Committee. This Committee is called for in the National Research Action Plan on Long COVID, published in April of 2022 to make recommendations on research and innovation in the whole-of-government response to the longer-term impacts of COVID-19.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Health Resources and Services Administration, announced the top 10 percent of health centers receiving a Gold Health Center Quality Leader badge for their achievements in improving health outcomes and providing high-quality care for patients in rural and underserved communities.
The Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, issued two resource documents to help explain to patients the privacy and security risks to their protected health information when using telehealth services and ways to reduce these risks.
From KFF Health News – Their latest podcast, What the Health, Host and chief Washington correspondent Julie Rovner leads a rare conversation with the current and two former secretaries of Health and Human Services.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health announced $2.1 million in grants to three organizations for the Health Equity Leadership Development Initiative. The awards will support a three-year initiative to implement HHS fellowships that provide training in health equity issues and leadership to early career individuals.
The HHS, through the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, announced nine grant awards of $1 million each for up to 5 years to support existing multidisciplinary Long COVID clinics across the country to expand access to comprehensive, coordinated, and person-centered care for people with Long COVID, particularly…