Health and Human Services

More Insurers To Offer Health Law Plans Next YearThe Obama administration says consumers in most states will have more insurance options next year under the president's health care law. The Health and Human Services department on Tuesday reported a net increase of 63 insurers joining the market in 44 states.
Senate Panel Votes To Give Obama Administration $2B To Handle Increase In Child Immigrants Crossing BorderA Senate appropriations panel voted Tuesday to give the Obama administration $2 billion it requested to handle the dramatic increase in child immigrants caught trying to illegally cross the Mexican border without their parents.
New 'Face,' But Same Old Problems For 'Obamacare' President Barack Obama says he's nominating his budget director, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, to succeed Kathleen Sebelius as Health and Human Services secretary.
Cuccinelli to Obama: Fire Health Chief Over 'Obamacare' FlawsRepublican gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli is calling on President Barack Obama to fire his Health and Human Services chief over the flawed rollout of the nation's health care law.
Study: $321M In Wasted Tech SpendingThe U.S. Government Accountability Office has identified a series of duplicated tech investments totaling nearly $321 million in possibly wasted spending from three federal agencies.
89 Charged In Medicare Fraud Busts In 8 Cities Nearly 100 people, including 14 doctors and nurses, were charged for their roles in separate Medicare scams that collectively billed the taxpayer-funded program for roughly $223 million in bogus charges in a massive bust spanning eight cities, federal authorities said Tuesday.
Federal Ethics Office: Sebelius Violated Federal Law With Political SpeechHealth and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius violated a federal law that restricts political activity by government officials, a federal ethics office said in a report Wednesday.