Health and Human Services
By Editor on March 14, 2012
The national healthcare act and its new regulations are just one issue benefiting the public relations industry over the past year. PR firms and their client’s grapple with numerous heath related issues according to 2011 O’Dwyer’s healthcare rankings.
Posted in Featured, National Health News | Tagged Ed Lallo, Edelman, Health and Human Services, Health News Texas, healthcare, Jack O'Dwyer, national healthcare act, Newsroom Ink, O'Dwyer's healthcare rankings, PR, public relations, Secretary Kathleen Sibelius, WCG | Leave a response
By Editor on March 10, 2012
The federal government will withdraw funding for a Texas program providing more than 130,000 low-income women which preventive health care, including birth control and lifesaving cancer screenings because Planned Parenthood clinics are not allowed to participate in the program.
Posted in Featured, Healthcare Politics | Tagged abortion, Cecile Richards, Ed Lallo, Federal Funding, Gov. Rick Perry, Health and Human Services, Health News Texas, Newsroom Ink, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, State of Texas, Texas Department of Health and Human Services, Texas Women’s Health, women's health | Leave a response
By Editor on February 29, 2012
Doctor Jacques Roy of Rockwall, TX and five owners of home health-care agencies were arrested on charges that they fraudulently billed Medicare and Medicaid nearly $375 million in what authorities described as the largest case of its kind.
Posted in Featured, National Health News | Tagged Department of Justice, Doctor Jacques Roy, Health and Human Services, Health Care Fraud, Health News Texas, Medicaid, Medicare, Rockwall, Tx | Leave a response
By Editor on February 10, 2012
The Obama administration has unveiled final regulations detailing the new health insurance summaries that the federal health law requires plans to give to consumers to help them make informed coverage choices.
Posted in 21st Century Health, Featured | Tagged Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Health and Human Services, Health News Texas, Heath insurance, HHS Unveils Requirements For Consumer, Kaiser Health News | Leave a response
By Editor on February 8, 2012
The Obama administration announced plans Tuesday for a two-year, $156 million cash infusion for Alzheimer’s research and care. The money will help solidify a still-developing national plan to better treat and even prevent the illness by 2025.
By Editor on January 30, 2012
The Department of Health and Human Services has denied Texas a waiver to phase in the medical loss ratio rule under the health care reform law.
Posted in Health News Texas | Tagged Health and Human Services, health care reform law, Health News Texas, medical insurance, medical loss ratio rule, Rep. Ruth Jones McClendon, San Antonio, Texas Department of Insurance | Leave a response