States Begin Detailing Specific Use of 150 Million BinaxNOW COVID-19 Tests Distributed by Trump Administration

26. October 2020 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Washington, DC – Four weeks after the Trump Administration announced it would deploy 150 million state-of-the-art Abbott BinaxNOW COVID-19 tests nationally to assist Governors’ ongoing reopening efforts, states have begun to report back where they are choosing to distribute the rapid, point of care tests. Of the states who have provided preliminary reports, use of ...

HHS Expands Relief Fund Eligibility and Updates Reporting Requirements

23. October 2020 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), is announcing the latest Provider Relief Fund (PRF) application period has been expanded to include provider applicants such as residential treatment facilities, chiropractors, and eye and vision providers that have not yet received Provider Relief Fund distributions. On ...

Trump Administration Takes Action to Further Expand Access to Vaccines, COVID-19 Tests

22. October 2020 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Today, under the leadership of President Trump, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Assistant Secretary for Health (ASH), issued guidance* under the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act (PREP Act) authorizing qualified pharmacy technicians and State-authorized pharmacy interns to administer childhood vaccines, COVID-19 vaccines when made available, and COVID-19 tests, ...

Live updates: Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court confirmation vote may face Dem boycott – Fox News

21. October 2020 EHR, HIPAA 0
Live updates: Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court confirmation vote may face Dem boycott  Fox News Democrats planning to boycott Senate Judiciary vote to advance Barrett nomination  CNN Democrats Plan To Boycott Senate Committee Vote On Barrett Nomination  NPR Amy Coney Barrett’s Originalism Threatens Our Freedoms  The New York Times I had an abortion after a fatal fetal diagnosis. Amy ...