This week, when the NewsHour asked about the current number of separated children, as well their ages, two different staff members received an identical HHS response which did not contain any of those numbers.
By Lisa Desjardins
The plan calls for merging the education and labor departments and moving the federal food stamp program to the Department of Health and Human Services and renaming that agency. Many of the changes would require approval from Congress.
By Associated Press
You might have seen the recent headlines about what’s happening to migrant children who cross the U.S. border without legal documents. Amna Nawaz explains what we really know about minors who have been separated from their parents, or who arrive…
The 55-43 vote to confirm the former drug company and government executive as secretary of Health and Human Services was largely along party lines.
By Associated Press
By Jessica Gresko, Associated Press
President Donald Trump's administration is blocking two pregnant teens in the country illegally and being held in federal custody from obtaining abortions, the American Civil Liberties Union said Friday.
By Erin Mershon, STAT
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is signaling it will pursue significant changes to Medicare that could put beneficiaries on the hook for higher costs. In an informal proposal on Wednesday, federal health officials hinted at several new pilot programs it…
The department has already planned to shorten open enrollment season by 45 days -- running from Nov. 1 to Dec. 15, 2017 for 2018 coverage.
By Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press
Community groups say the move, announced to them by contractors last week, will make it even more difficult to enroll the uninsured and help people already covered re-enroll or shop for a new policy. That's already a concern because of…
By PBS NewsHour
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price will be speaking with Jeffrey Goldberg of The Atlantic at 12:20 p.m. EST. You can watch live in the player above.
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