Insurers initially rejected about 84 million prescription drug coverage claims made under Medicare Part D that should have been approved, a government report found.
By Philip Moeller
Federal health officials are issuing a national warning against marijuana use by adolescents and pregnant women, as more states legalize some forms of the drug's use.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
Almost a week after the 16-year-old's death, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has not said why Juan de León Gutiérrez was first taken to the hospital and released, only to return one day later.
By Nomaan Merchant, Sonia Perez D., Associated Press
The Department of Health and Human Services asserted in a letter to the Drug Enforcement Administration that two chemicals in kratom should be classified as Schedule I substances, meaning that the chemicals have “a high potential for abuse” and that…
By Ike Swetlitz, STAT
By PBS NewsHour
The search is on for a new secretary of Health and Human Services after former Georgia Congressman Tom Price resigned on Friday following a scandal over using expensive private charter flights for official travel. President Donald Trump has named Deputy…
By Daniel Bush
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price resigned Friday. Read Price's full letter.
Asked whether he's planning on firing Price, Trump responded: "We'll see."…
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar and Alan Fram, Associated Press
Trump's selection, Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., 62, is a veteran conservative congressman and orthopedic surgeon from Atlanta's suburbs who has long favored voiding Obama's 2010 law and wrote his own proposed substitute for it.
By PBS NewsHour
President-elect Donald Trump chose orthopedist and six-term Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, and health policy expert Seema Verma to head Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Meanwhile, Mr. Trump’s pick for…
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