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Health reform law saves $2.1 billion for 3.6 million Americans with Medicare
February 2, 2012 – 6:58 pm | No Comments
Health reform law saves $2.1 billion for 3.6 million Americans with Medicare

Health reform law saves $2.1 billion for 3.6 million Americans with Medicare New data show average American with Medicare to save nearly $4,200 through 2021 thanks to health reform Nearly 3.6 million people with Medicare saved $2.1 billion on their prescription drugs in 2011 thanks to the Affordable Care Act according to data issued today [...]

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Statement by Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on African-American History Month.
February 1, 2012 – 6:39 pm | No Comments
Statement by Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on African-American History Month.

Statement by Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on African-American History Month Today, we celebrate the start of African-American History Month. African-Americans throughout history have made significant contributions to scientific health research, medicine, and public health. Two notable examples include Dr. William Augustus Hinton, the son of former slaves, who became the first black professor at Harvard Medical [...]

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Medicare Advantage premiums down 7 percent on average, enrollment up 10 percent
February 1, 2012 – 6:02 pm | No Comments
Medicare Advantage premiums down 7 percent on average, enrollment up 10 percent

Medicare Advantage premiums down 7 percent on average, enrollment up 10 percent Medicare Advantage premiums have fallen by 7 percent on average and enrollment has risen by about 10 percent since this time last year, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced today. The enrollment numbers confirm projections from last September that enrollment in Medicare Advantage plans [...]

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Statement from Secretary Sebelius on American Heart Month.
February 1, 2012 – 6:00 pm | No Comments
Statement from Secretary Sebelius on American Heart Month.

Statement from Secretary Sebelius on American Heart Month February is American Heart Month; a month to spread awareness about the importance of heart health. Each year, countless American families are impacted by heart disease and stroke. Although its risk factors can be prevented or controlled, it is still the leading cause of death for all [...]

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Obama Administration officials, health care leaders join together at Innovation Summit
January 26, 2012 – 8:27 pm | No Comments
Obama Administration officials, health care leaders join together at Innovation Summit

Obama Administration officials, health care leaders join together at Innovation Summit Summit builds on Affordable Care Act, highlights private, public innovations to improve health care quality and lower costs Obama Administration officials and a breadth of representatives from across the health care system will meet in Washington today for a day-long meeting to explore how they [...]

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A statement by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius
January 20, 2012 – 8:52 pm | No Comments
A statement by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius

A statement by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius In August 2011, the Department of Health and Human Services issued an interim final rule that will require most health insurance plans to cover preventive services for women including recommended contraceptive services without charging a co-pay, co-insurance or a deductible.  The rule [...]

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Statement from Secretary Sebelius for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – Jan. 2012
January 13, 2012 – 8:48 pm | No Comments
Statement from Secretary Sebelius for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – Jan. 2012

Statement from Secretary Sebelius for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – Jan. 2012 Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by Eliminating Injustice in Health Care Today, as we honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we reflect on our own response to his call for justice. “Of all the forms of inequality,” Dr. [...]

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Affordable Care Act holding insurers accountable for premium hikes
January 12, 2012 – 8:38 pm | No Comments
Affordable Care Act holding insurers accountable for premium hikes

Affordable Care Act holding insurers accountable for premium hikes Health insurance premium increases in five states have been deemed “unreasonable” by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced today. After independent expert review, HHS determined that Trustmark Life Insurance Company has proposed unreasonable health insurance premium increases in five [...]

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Affordable Care Act provision cuts red tape, saves up to $4.5 billion.
January 5, 2012 – 8:32 pm | No Comments
Affordable Care Act provision cuts red tape, saves up to $4.5 billion.

Affordable Care Act provision cuts red tape, saves up to $4.5 billion Streamlining electronic funds transfers in health care will bring total savings to more than $16 billion over 10 years New standards for electronic funds transfers in health care, required by the Affordable Care Act, will reduce up to $4.5 billion off administrative costs [...]

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Statement from HHS Secretary Sebelius on International Day of Persons with Disabilities
December 2, 2011 – 7:04 pm | No Comments
Statement from HHS Secretary Sebelius on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Statement from HHS Secretary Sebelius on International Day of Persons with Disabilities Saturday, December 3, 2011 is the 19th Annual International Day of Persons with Disabilities, a day to highlight efforts to improve the conditions of persons with disabilities. Across the globe, 15 percent of the world’s population is living with a disability and about a quarter [...]

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