Health Issues HHS.gov
Mental Health. Older Adults and Mental Health It is not uncommon to experience mental health issues, such as depression, as people age. You don’t need to live with it, however. Learn more about depression in older adults. Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator Find a treatment facility for mental health …
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Health Information Technology HHS.gov
(9 days ago) Health information technology (health IT) involves the processing, storage, and exchange of health information in an electronic environment. Widespread use of health IT within the health care industry will improve the quality of health care, prevent medical errors, reduce health care costs, increase administrative efficiencies, decrease paperwork, and expand access to affordable health care.
Programs for Seniors HHS.gov
(6 days ago) Health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institutes of Health. Older Adult Health (Healthfinder.gov) Information about older adult health from healthfinder.gov, a government website with information and tools to help you and those you care about stay healthy.
Admiral Rachel L. Levine, MD HHS.gov
(5 days ago) Admiral Rachel L. Levine serves as the 17th Assistant Secretary for Health for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), after being nominated by President Joe Biden and confirmed by the U.S. Senate in 2021. As Assistant Secretary for Health, ADM Rachel Levine fights every day to improve the health and well-being of all Americans.
Xavier Becerra HHS.gov
(6 days ago) Secretary. Department of Health and Human Services. @SecBecerra. Download Official Portrait. Xavier Becerra is the 25th Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services and the first Latino to hold the office in the history of the United States. As Secretary, he will carry out President Biden's vision to build a healthy America, and his
Innovative Medicaid Managed Care Coordination Programs for
(Just Now) Hudson Health Plan is a community-based not-for-profit health care organization that provides state-sponsored Medicaid managed care, Child Health Plus, and Family Health Plus insurance coverage to 120,000 members in New York's Hudson Valley.
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(2 days ago) health and welfare of beneficiaries served by those programs. This statutory mission is carried out through a nationwide network of audits, investigations, and inspections conducted by the following operating components: Office of Audit Services.
Success Story: FQHCs Use a Medical Home Model for
(8 days ago) Lorain County Health & Dentistry is an FQHC based in north-central Ohio that serves about 14,000 patients annually. Nearly two thirds of its patients are members of a racial or ethnic minority, and almost all are at or below 200% of the federal poverty line.
1992.10.15 DAB1364 New York State Department of Social
(4 days ago) determination by the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) disallowing $134,852 in federal financial participation (FFP) for family planning services provided under Title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act (Act). The amount appealed is a portion of a disallowance totalling $6,519,281, which resulted from an audit by the Office of
Education & Training Opportunities HHS.gov
(2 days ago) Education & Training Opportunities. Find HHS education and training opportunities for health professionals and students including loans, scholarships, and training programs. Student Training Opportunities at the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps (PHS) NIH training opportunities:
What is telehealth
(2 days ago) The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) defines telehealth as the use of electronic information and telecommunications technologies to support and promote long-distance clinical health care, patient and professional health-related education, and public health and health administration.
Laws & Regulations HHS.gov
(2 days ago) The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act supports the development of a nationwide health IT infrastructure. Comment on Open Rules. You can play an important role in the Department’s decisions by commenting on proposed rules.
Telehealth.HHS.gov: How to get or provide remote health care
(7 days ago) Telehealth: Health care from the safety of our homes. Whether you’re a patient looking for medical care, or a doctor who provides it, telehealth keeps us connected — even while social distancing during COVID-19.. Explore telehealth resources and tips for providers and patients.
Public Health ASPE
(1 days ago) Access up-to-date ASPE research on key public health topics including emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, such as influenza and COVID-19; health equity; antibiotic resistance; rural health; opioids, opioid use disorder and overdose prevention; maternal health; public health and health care workforce and infrastructure; immunization and vaccines; Indian health; HIV/AIDS; tobacco; and
What is telehealth
(1 days ago) Telehealth is especially helpful to monitor and improve ongoing health issues, such as medication changes or chronic health conditions. Your doctor will decide whether telehealth is right for your health needs. Ask your doctor’s office what your telehealth options are, especially if you concerned about the health risk of COVID-19.
What is the Affordable Care Act
(Just Now) The law addresses health insurance coverage, health care costs, and preventive care. The law was enacted in two parts: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was signed into law on March 23, 2010 and was amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act on March 30, 2010. For More Information: Read the Full Law
COVID-19 Health and Safety Checklist and Supply List ECLKC
(8 days ago) Health and Safety Checklist for Operating Head Start Programs. Head Start programs can use this checklist to review their COVID-19 protocols as they return to in-person services and prepare for a new program year. It is relevant for all Head Start programs, including those located in schools, centers, and family child care homes.
Telehealth: Delivering Care Safely During COVID-19 HHS.gov
(3 days ago) Cost-sharing for patients in federal health care programs. The HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) is providing flexibility for health care providers to reduce or waive cost-sharing for telehealth visits and other virtual care paid for by Federal health care programs, such as Medicare, Medicaid, and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), during the public health emergency.
(8 days ago) Research at HHS Operating Divisions. Browse links to research and statistics information and resources from the HHS family of agencies, including CDC, FDA, NIH, and more. Content created by Digital Communications Division (DCD) Content last reviewed February 26, 2015.
Health Quality Roadmap
(5 days ago) The United States government is the largest provider of healthcare and health-related services to the American people. HHS administers healthcare programs that directly affect over 175 million Americans through Medicaid, Medicare, the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and the Health Insurance
Telehealth and older patients Telehealth.HHS.gov
(5 days ago) Telehealth access for older patients. There are more than 54 million Americans aged 65 or older. They account for about 16 percent of the population. That figure is expected to rise to more than 21 percent by 2040. Telehealth is one way to meet the substantial health care needs of this growing population. It is safe, it is convenient, and it is
Doctor and Owner of Medical Practice Indicted for Health
(6 days ago) Doctor and Owner of Medical Practice Indicted for Health Care Fraud. TUCSON, Ariz. – On Wednesday, a federal grand jury returned a fifty-count indictment, charging Linh Cao Nguyen, M.D., 48, of Peoria, Arizona, with Health Care Fraud, False Statements Relating to a Health Care Matter, and Aggravated Identity Theft.
Health & Health Care ASPE
(6 days ago) ASPE produces health policy research with a focus on equity, coverage, and access. Find resources related to a broad range of topics, including the uninsured population, vaccine hesitancy, Medicaid/CHIP, Medicare, the federal marketplace (HealthCare.gov), telehealth, health care delivery, underserved areas, delivery system transformation, health outcomes, and social determinants of health.
Funding opportunities Telehealth.HHS.gov
(9 days ago) - Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) Bureau of Primary Health Care grants to improve the health of the Nation's underserved communities and vulnerable populations by assuring continued access to comprehensive, culturally competent, high-quality primary health care services.
Ransomware Trends 2021
(6 days ago) • Compared to the global victimization, Health or Medical Clinics and Healthcare Industry Services organizations remained the most frequently observed victims. • Compared to 6 total hospitals compromised by ransomware globally, 3 of them were located in the U.S. Healthcare Industry Victimization for United States Ransomware Incidents 2021 0
Annual Report of the Departments of Healthand Human
(4 days ago) created the Health Care Fraud and Abuse Control Program, a far-reaching program to combat fraud and abuse in health care, including both public and private health plans. As was the case before HIPAA, amounts paid to Medicare in restitution or for compensatory damages must be deposited in the Medicare Trust Funds. The Act requires that an amount
Health Misinformation Reports and Publications HHS.gov
(2 days ago) Preventing and addressing health misinformation is a major priority for the Surgeon General. In a new Surgeon General’s Advisory, available below, the Surgeon General is warning the American public about the urgent threat of health misinformation and calling for a whole-of-society approach to address health misinformation during the COVID-19
Health and Safety The Administration for Children and
(5 days ago) Additional health care services include emergency care, follow-up immunizations, administration of prescribed medication and special diets, appropriate mental health counseling/interventions, and an initial dental exam done 70—90 days after placement into care provider programs.
Group teletherapy Telehealth.HHS.gov
(8 days ago) Group teletherapy. Group therapy can use many of the same psychological approaches as individual mental health care and is often done in combination with some form of one-on-one therapy. Connecting patients through telehealth creates a group dynamic that can build community, reduce feelings of isolation, and offer new perspectives.
Guidance Regarding Methods for De-identification of
(5 days ago) A covered health care provider, health plan, or health care clearinghouse can be a business associate of another covered entity. Covered Entity: Any entity that is. a health care provider that conducts certain transactions in electronic form (called here a "covered health care provider"). a health care clearinghouse. a health plan.
Health Data Stewardship: What, Why, Who, How
(5 days ago) Health information technology has the potential to improve the quality and affordability of health care, reduce medical errors, reduce health disparities, improve population health, increase pre-vention and coordination with community resources, and improve the continuity of care across health care settings.
Crisis Services and the Behavioral Health Workforce Issue
(4 days ago) Mental health conditions and substance use disorders (SUDs) are among the leading causes of disability in the United States (U.S. Burden of Disease Collaborators 2018). Despite their prevalence, many people who require behavioral health services do not receive care (SAMHSA 2019), due, in part, to behavioral health workforce shortages (Hoge 2009).
Health, Housing, and Service Supports for Three Groups of
(6 days ago) Health care and public service use and costs before and after provision of housing for chronically homeless persons with severe alcohol problems. The Journal of the American Medical Association, 301(13):1349-1357. Linkins, K.W., J.J. Brya, and D.W. Chandler. 2008. Frequent Users of Health Services Initiative: Final Evaluation Report. Oakland
Health and Retirement Study (HRS) ASPE
(8 days ago) The Health and Retirement Study provides data to researchers, policy analysts, and program planners to inform major policy decisions affecting retirement, health insurance, saving and economic well-being. These groups have already made extensive use of the HRS to study individual work, savings, and retirement decisions and to model behavioral
Head Start Forward: Health and Safety Considerations ECLKC
(3 days ago) The COVID-19 Health and Safety Checklist – it was created to help Head Start programs provide a safe and healthy environment for children and staff during the COVID- 19 pandemic. The checklist assesses critical health and safety issues to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The checklist includes items that you can observe in your program as you
Rural Disaster Health ASPR TRACIE
(4 days ago) Rural Disaster Health. In 2016, the Director of the U.S. Census Bureau claimed that rural areas covered 97% of the nation’s land area but contained 19.3% of the population (approximately 60 million people). Rural areas are served by a variety of healthcare facilities and practitioners who face specific challenges associated with workforce and
DISCLOSURES FOR PUBLIC HEALTH ACTIVITIES 45 CFR …
(9 days ago) public health authority, disclose protected health information to a foreign government agency that is acting in collaboration with a public health authority. See 45 CFR 164.512(b)(1)(i). Covered entities who are also a public health authority may use, as well as disclose, protected health information for these public health purposes.
FAQs on Telehealth and HIPAA during the COVID-19
(3 days ago) “health care provider” is a provider of medical or health services and any other person or organization who furnishes, bills, or is paid for health care in the normal course of business. Health care providers include, for example, physicians, nurses, clinics, hospitals, home health aides, therapists, other
Costs and Benefits of Health Information Technology ASPE
(3 days ago) Electronic Health Records and the Quality of Ambulatory Care . Adoption of EHR systems is widely believed to be critical to the delivery of consistent, high-quality health care, although the current use of EHRs is limited. Seven studies were identified on the use of EHR in four ambulatory care settings (three in the United States and one in the
ABCS of Heart Health Million Hearts®
(3 days ago) The health care professional gave Rosa medicine to help control her blood pressure and prevent another heart attack. Rosa takes her medicine every day so she can keep her blood pressure under control. It’s important to Rosa to stay healthy. She wants to see her granddaughter grow up and get married one day.
Tips for Offering Effective Mental Health Consultation in
(5 days ago) Mental health consultants help develop a culture that promotes mental health by building the adults' capacity to strengthen and support the healthy social and emotional development of children ― early and before intervention is needed. Head Start programs can build strong IECMHC services by following the tips below.
Caring for Our Children Basics: Health and Safety
(4 days ago) Quality early care and education can be achieved with consistent, basic health and safety practices in place. Caring for our Children Basics represents the minimum health and safety standards experts believe should be in place where children are cared for outside of their homes. This set of standards seeks to reduce conflicts and redundancies found in program standards linked to multiple