HHS Activates Aid for Uninsured Floridians Needing Medicine after Hurricane Michael

19. October 2018 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Thousands of uninsured Floridians are eligible for no-cost replacements of critical medications lost or damaged by Hurricane Michael. This relief comes from the Emergency Prescription Assistance Program (EPAP), managed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR). The program pays for prescription medications ...

HHS awards $293 million to expand primary health care workforce

19. October 2018 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announced $293 million in awards to primary health care clinicians and students through the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) and Nurse Corps programs. “These programs connect primary care providers with the rural, urban, and tribal communities across the country ...

Secretary Azar Highlights Recognition of HHS as Top Agency for Regulatory Reform

18. October 2018 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar issued the following statement today regarding the Office of Management and Budget’s release of the Fall 2018 Unified Agenda: “Today’s report is more evidence that HHS is delivering on President Trump’s promise to reform regulations to unleash our economy while enhancing and protecting the health and well-being of ...