The ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification program tests and certifies that Complete EHRs meet all of the 2011/2012 criteria and EHR Modules meet one or more - but not all - of the criteria approved by the Secretary of Health and Human Services
(HHS) for either eligible provider or hospital technology.
Recommendation: To enhance transparency and fairness in the grant award process, and improve grantees ability to plan for services, the Secretary of Health and Human Services
should direct the Assistant Secretary for the Administration for Children and Families to document and maintain records of Administration for Children and Families (ACF) comments to peer review panels during the review process.
Through the Secretary of Health and Human Services
, the Commission was to provide a report to the President with recommendations for assuring that public policy maximizes the benefits of CAM to the American people.
sent both its health minister, Secretary of Health and Human Services
Tommy Thompson, and Secretary of State Colin Powell, a leader on global AIDS.)
If Congress fails to act by then, the recommendations of the Secretary of Health and Human Services
regarding third-party access to patient records will become law.
According to a 1996 letter from Secretary of Health and Human Services
Donna Shalala to the U.S.
On the same day that his secretary of Health and Human Services
declared, finally, that science had proved that needle-exchange programs reduce HIV infections without encouraging drug use, our president ordered that federal funds could not be used for this purpose.
In October 1994, after President Bill Clinton's five-pound Health Security Act had been declared dead, Secretary of Health and Human Services
Donna Shalala invoked Mark Twain on the pages of The Washington Post, writing, "Like Twain's demise, the death of health care reform has been greatly exaggerated."
Even the Secretary of Health and Human Services
is permitted only a consultative role on Medicaid waiver denials.
The Food and Drug Administration approved two ways of preventing heart attacks last week, and in turn had its regulations for dealing with new medical devices streamlined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services
I hope President Trump takes this opportunity to select a new Secretary of Health and Human Services
who will truly put patients and families first, and I look forward to a rigorous and comprehensive nomination process.
This remarkable piece of proposed legislation specified that within 18 months the Secretary of Health and Human Services
was to develop voluntary national standards for interoperability of health care information systems, specify medical terminology and evaluate technologies such as computerized physician order entry (CPOE) and medication bar coding.
Summary: Amends the Social Security Act to permit the Secretary of Health and Human Services
to enter into direct negotiations between drug manufacturers and pharmacies, and between Medicare prescription drug plan sponsors and Medicare Advantage organizations offering prescription drug plans, to promote best prices for Medicare beneficiaries.
At the time, Secretary of Health and Human Services
Tommy Thompson praised the model legislation as "an important tool for state and local officials to respond to bioterrorism and other public health emergencies." But the MERPA soon attracted attention from critics, and for good reason: Prepared by the Center for Law and the Public's Health at Georgetown and Johns Hopkins Universities, the model legislation was an undisguised recipe for state-level tyranny.
Congress failed to meet that deadline, so the secretary of Health and Human Services
must issue final regulations regarding privacy.