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HHS Issues Latest Health Care Press Releases

The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued its latest press releases on health care topics, which you can read and access below.

 

Latest U.S. Department of Health & Human Services News Releases

 

 

NWBPAW

 

 

National Women's Blood Pressure Awareness Week

 

This month, the HHS Office on Women's Health (OWH) is leading the 3rd Annual National Women's Blood Pressure Awareness Week (NWBPAW) to improve women’s health outcomes related to hypertension, or high blood pressure.

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HHS News Releases Week of October 16, 2022

 

 

HHS Approves Arizona’s Medicaid Interventions to Target Health-Related Social Needs

October 14, 2022

 

Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), approved Medicaid section 1115 demonstration initiatives in Arizona that will help the state take aim at health-related social needs.

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Biden-Harris Administration Kicks Off Medicare Open Enrollment with Lower Premiums, Improved Benefits for 2023

October 14, 2022

 

Today, the Biden-Harris Administration is announcing that Medicare Open Enrollment begins tomorrow — Saturday, October 15 — and will remain open through December 7, 2022.

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Joint Statement by Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra

October 11, 2022

 

Among its many impacts, the COVID-19 pandemic reinforced a crucial truth about threats to global health – they require rapid, effective, and sustained international cooperation.

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Statement by HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra on Administration Action to Resolve “Family Glitch” and Lower Health Care Costs

October 11, 2022

 

Today, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra issued the following statement on the Biden-Harris Administration's final rule to strengthen implementation of the Affordable Care Act by fixing the "family glitch," a step that will help about 1 million Americans either gain coverage or see their coverage become more affordable.

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Help Them Fight Flu

 

 

Help Children Fight Flu

 

Every year flu puts thousands of kids in the hospital.  But not José.  A flu vaccine gives him extra protection to fight flu, so he won’t miss his chance at a goal.  Talk to your child's doctor about getting them a flu vaccine.

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