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President Biden has prioritized strengthening and expanding the Pediatric Mental Health Care Access Awards program, according to the Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services.
Many of the steps are straightforward and expected, but it is important that you understand the commitment of time necessary to finally get that receipt from the NY Department of State that the entity is officially dissolved.
The FDA has recently made efforts to encourage more diversity and equity in clinical trials by releasing “Diversity Plans to Improve Enrollment of Participants from Underrepresented Racial and Ethnic Populations in Clinical Trials.”
Judge Jeremy Kernodle of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas decided to throw out another portion of the “No Surprise Act” in Lifenet, Inc., v. United States Department of Health and Human Services
HHS recently issued guidance on telehealth services through audio-only mediums that clarifies how covered entities can provide, with HIPAA compliance, services through audio-only telehealth appointments.
The Biden administration recently released three final rules that provide for an aggregate $1.19 billion increase in Medicare payments for hospices, rehabilitation facilities, and psychiatric facilities.
The Department of Health and Human Services announced almost $15 million in funding to strengthen the delivery of behavioral health care services to residents of nursing homes and long-term care facilities.