A memo issued Friday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services tells service providers to "temporarily increase capacity to full licensed capacity ... while implementing and adhering to strict COVID-19 mitigation measures."…
By Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press
Biden's Health and Human Services secretary nominee Xavier Becerra is expected to testify during a Senate confirmation hearing on Wednesday.
By News Desk
If confirmed by the Senate, Becerra will be the first Latino to head the Department of Health and Human Services.
By Associated Press
Missouri's health department says the number of hospitalized patients has been underreported since Oct. 17. The note blames the the crash of the portal used by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
By Jim Salter, Associated Press
By Laura Santhanam
Health Secretary Alex Azar will meeting with Dr. Robert Redfield, who directs the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to update the public about progress in the nation's COVID-19 response and its pursuit of a vaccine.
A new report from the inspector general of the Department of Health and Human Services offers a snapshot of what hospitals are facing nationwide as the coronavirus spreads. A survey of more than 320 hospitals found week-long waits for COVID-19…
Chinese officials are now struggling to contain a political revolt while also grappling with outbreak of novel coronavirus. The death of a young doctor who was punished for trying to warn about this new illness has triggered a wave of…
By Associated Press
The government on Monday defended a top Trump administration health official who sought a reimbursement from taxpayers of $47,000, reportedly including a $5,900 Ivanka Trump-brand pendant, for items stolen during a work-related trip.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
A major focus is to try to improve follow-up care for patients after they are discharged from hospitals, an area in which Medicare is increasingly holding hospitals accountable.
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