The Trump Administration Plan for Reunifying Children

19. July 2018 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
The Trump Administration Plan for Reunifying Children
Below is a summary of the reunification process that the Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Homeland Security (DHS), and Justice (DOJ) are implementing for eligible children over 5 years of age who may have been separated from their parents. This document is intended to educate the public about the detailed interdepartmental reunification plan ...

HHS Secretary Azar Announces Senior Advisor for Fourth Departmental Priority

19. July 2018 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
On Wednesday, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced that Adam Boehler, currently Director of the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI), will also begin serving as Senior Advisor for Value-Based Transformation and Innovation. Boehler is the fourth individual Azar has appointed to serve as a senior advisor to the secretary overseeing one ...

HHS Secretary Azar Praises FDA Announcement of Biosimilars Action Plan

19. July 2018 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar issued the following statement on FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb’s announcement of a Biosimilars Action Plan to aid the development of a market for biosimilars: “Increased competition is one of the key strategies President Trump outlined in the American Patients First blueprint to bring down prescription drug prices. Biologics ...