The new engineering task order will provide engineering expertise resulting in solutions that support the HHS
vision for robust, flexible, efficient, and secure information technology to increase infrastructure performance and to avoid obsolescence.
is responsible for establishing the scientific and technical guidelines for federal drug testing programs as well as the National Laboratory Certification Program (NLCP), the accreditation program for forensic toxicology laboratories to become certified to test federal agency workplace specimens.
Prior to this BPA, HHS
lacked a strategic sourcing vehicle for agency-wide purchasing of Salesforce subscriptions.
Every covered entity and business associate is eligible for an audit," HHS
OCR says in an Audit Phase 2 launch announcement.
chairman of the House Ways and Means oversight subcommittee, is seeking information about HHS
spending on contracts for "public relations, advertising, polling, message testing and similar services" awarded on or after Jan.
For example, NQF had begun the duties related to endorsement and maintenance by initiating the endorsement process for three projects HHS
selected and by starting maintenance reviews for a set of measures of interest to or used by HHS
Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, signed into law on March 23, health plans must submit annual reports to HHS
on their medical-loss ratios (the percentage of premiums spent on medical care and quality improvement vs.
As part of this process, insurers have to publicly post and submit to HHS
and their state the rationale for any premium increase considered "unreasonable" before the increases goes into effect.
Generally, these guidelines were based on Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations (2) and HHS
guidelines (1) if the latter were available at the time the state plan was drafted.
An OIG advisory opinion is legally binding on HHS
and the requesting party.
The new proposal would allow hospitals and certain health-care organizations to provide hardware, software and related training services to physicians for e-prescribing and electronic health records, particularly when the support involves systems that are "interoperable" and therefore can exchange information among health-care providers, HHS
Our review indicates that the [Silver Ring Thing] may not have included adequate safeguards to clearly separate in time or location inherently religious activities from the federally-funded activities," Harry Wilson, assistant commissioner of the HHS
Family and Youth Services Bureau, wrote in a letter to the group.