HHS Releases Long-Awaited Nondiscrimination Rule for Health Care

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued a proposed rule to advance health equity and reduce disparities in health care.  The proposed rule, Nondiscrimination in Health Programs and Activities, will assist some of the populations that have been most vulnerable to discrimination and will help provide those populations equal access to health […]

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CDC Says Uninsured Rate Falls Below 10 Percent Nationwide

In a survey that’s been conducted by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) for 50 years, for the first time the percentage of Americans without health insurance has fallen to single digits. The CDC reported yesterday that the National Health Interview Survey showed 90.8 percent of all Americans as now having health insurance. In previous […]

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HHS to Fund 266 New Health Centers

Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell has announced $169 million in Affordable Care Act (ACA) funding to 266 new health center sites in 46 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico for the delivery of comprehensive primary health care services in communities that need them most. These new health center sites […]

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