Trump Administration Takes Action to Abide by the Law and Constitution, Discontinue CSR Payments

13. October 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
U.S. Health and Human Services Acting Secretary Eric Hargan and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma released the following statement announcing that cost-sharing reductions payments will be discontinued immediately based on a legal opinion from the Attorney General: “It has been clear for many years that Obamacare is bad policy.  It is ...

HHS, FEMA, DOD and VA continue to provide sustained and critical medical care support for Puerto Rico as part of Trump Administration response to Hurricane Maria

13. October 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Before Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico and every day since, federal response personnel from the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Defense (DoD), and Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have been coordinating efforts with local emergency response officials to ensure that medical care will be available for Puerto Rico residents as soon ...

Acting Secretary Hargan Welcomes Opportunity to Expand Affordable Healthcare Choices

13. October 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Health and Human Services Acting Secretary Eric Hargan issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s executive order to expand affordable healthcare choices: “Obamacare’s Washington-knows-best approach has left too many Americans without access to affordable health coverage. Instead of lower costs and more choices, millions of Americans continue to suffer under a system that features surging ...