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Posted byon February 21, 2012 at 6:48 PM EDT
When doctors and hospitals use Health IT, it reduces errors, cuts paperwork, and lowers costs. Over the past 3 years, the Obama Administration has made it a top priority to make it easier for doctors and hospitals to adopt Health IT.
Posted byon February 21, 2012 at 10:18 AM EDT
President Obama's Executive Order directing action to prevent and reduce prescription drug shortages is working: The Food and Drug Administration has prevented114 drug shortages so far.
Posted byon February 18, 2012 at 11:47 AM EDT
The Payroll Tax Cut agreement reached in Congress prevents doctors who treat Medicare patients from taking a nearly 30 percent pay cut, which would have harmed physicians and jeopardized seniors’ access to the doctor they know and trust
Posted byon February 16, 2012 at 4:00 PM EDT
A new report reveals that 86 million Americans have benefited from the Affordable Care Act's prevention coverage improvements.
Posted byon February 16, 2012 at 2:06 PM EDT
President Obama's Fiscal Year 2013 budget proposal renders tax credit more accessible to small businesses and jobs more obtainable for new employees.
Posted byon February 16, 2012 at 12:55 PM EDT
Julia Eisman, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services New Media Communications Director, discusses the State of Latino Health Twitter Chat with Mayra Alvarez, Director of Public Health Policy at HHS.
Posted byon February 15, 2012 at 7:30 PM EDT
Provisions in the Affordable Care Act helped approximately 86 million people access free preventive services like annual wellness exams, cancer screenings, and flu shots last year.
Posted byon February 15, 2012 at 3:18 PM EDT
Single moms explain what losing $40 a paycheck would mean for their families
Posted byon February 14, 2012 at 1:23 PM EDT
Today, the Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services released an updated annual report showing that, for the second year in a row, anti-fraud efforts have recovered more than $4.1 billion in fraudulent Medicare payments
Posted byon February 13, 2012 at 7:24 PM EDT
President Obama reaffirms the nation's committment to working towards an AIDS-free generation