Golf: Lydia Ko leads in Malaysia

26. October 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
Golf: Lydia Ko leads in Malaysia  New Zealand Herald Lydia Ko Sprints into First-Round Lead with a 64 at Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia  LPGA Kiwi golfer Lydia Ko tops LPGA leaderboard in Malaysia  TVNZ Full coverage Powered by WPeMatico

Mental health sees 300000 people leave their jobs each year

25. October 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
Mental health sees 300000 people leave their jobs each year  BBC News More than 300000 UK workers laid off each year due to long-term mental health problems, finds report  The Independent Employers should accept sick notes for the mentally ill, major report finds  Telegraph.co.uk Mental health problems are forcing thousands in UK out of work – report  The Guardian ...

United States Government Statement on the Montevideo Roadmap at the WHO Global Conference on Non-Communicable Diseases

19. October 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
HHS Principal Deputy Director for Global Affairs Tom Alexander, U.S. Head of Delegation to the WHO Global Conference on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) made the following statement on the Montevideo Roadmap: “The United States thanks Uruguay for convening and leading the WHO Global Conference on NCDs and the many hours spent in developing the Montevideo Roadmap ...

Acting Secretary Hargan declares public health emergency in California due to wildfires

16. October 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Following President Trump’s major disaster declaration for California, Health and Human Services Acting Secretary Eric D. Hargan today declared a public health emergency in California due to the wildfires devastating the state. The declaration allowed the secretary to issue a waiver under section 1135 of the Social Security Act for the state to enable the ...

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 ...