Health and Human Services

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More Insurers To Offer Health Law Plans Next Year

The 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.

09/24/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents escort a group of undocumented immigrants into custody with helicopter support from the U.S. Office of Air and Marine on May 20, 2013 near the U.S.-Mexico border in Havana, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Senate Panel Votes To Give Obama Administration $2B To Handle Increase In Child Immigrants Crossing Border

A 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.

06/11/2014

President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget Sylvia Mathews Burwell, applaud HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius for her service during an event in the Rose Garden at the White House, on April 11, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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.

04/11/2014

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Cuccinelli to Obama: Fire Health Chief Over ‘Obamacare’ Flaws

Republican 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.

10/21/2013

The 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. (Getty images)

Study: $321M In Wasted Tech Spending

The 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.

09/15/2013

File photo of Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, left, and Attorney General Eric Holder. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

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.

05/14/2013

Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius speaks during day one of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on Sept. 4, 2012 in Charlotte, N.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Federal Ethics Office: Sebelius Violated Federal Law With Political Speech

Health 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.

09/13/2012

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