When the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services addressed a gathering of nursing home owners and operators Tuesday in Washington, it might not have been the HHS Secretary everyone had once hoped for. But at least he delivered his message straight and didn’t drop any big surprises on anyone.
More than 300 healthcare workers have complained to the Health and Human Services Department about employers infringing on their religious or conscience rights, a monthly total that increased nearly tenfold.
The Trump administration is expected to institute new protections as soon as this week for healthcare workers who refuse to treat transgender patients or perform other types of care to which they morally object.
A technology company that helps healthcare providers complete medical records requests is suing the Department of Health and Human Services over “irrational, arbitrary” HIPAA limits that cap how much providers can charge for those documents.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma and television personality Mehmet Oz, M.D., are rumored to be on a list of potential candidates to replace former Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D.
The Department of Health and Human Services wants to hear from faith-based healthcare providers about any challenges or obstacles they face participating in federal healthcare programs, according to a recent notice.