HHS News

Insurers’ Deadline for Health Exchange Plans Extended

The deadline for health insurers to submit applications to sell insurance in the states in which the federal government is running the health exchange has been extended by three days until Friday, a spokeswoman at the Department of Health and …

Obama Administration Says Health Insurance Exchanges on Track

The Obama administration on Thursday assured U.S. lawmakers that it is on track to enroll millions of people in new state health insurance markets, but it quickly came under fire from Republicans and Democrats about how costly the coverage may …

Feds Propose Privacy Rule on Medical Records

Patients could obtain a list of everyone who has accessed their electronic medical record under a rule proposed on Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Healthcare providers must currently keep track of everyone who accesses private …