Secretary of Health and Human Services


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Noun1.Secretary of Health and Human Services - the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Health and Human Services; "the first Secretary of Health and Human Services was Patricia Roberts Harris who was appointed by Carter"
secretary - a person who is head of an administrative department of government
2.Secretary of Health and Human Services - the position of the head of the Department of Health and Human Services; "the post of Secretary of Health and Human Services was created by Congress in 1979"
secretaryship - the position of secretary
United States Cabinet, US Cabinet - a board to advise the President; members are the secretaries of executive departments; the United States constitution does not provide for the cabinet
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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.
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 clearly identify in grant announcements all the criteria that peer reviewers will use to evaluate and score applications, and ensure that peer reviewers use only those criteria during the peer review process.
is part of an unseen microbial world that is constantly mutating, adapting and attacking birds, animals, and people," intoned Michael Leavitt, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, during an October 27 National Press Club speech.
Amler has held federal posts at the office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.
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.
The Fraud and Abuse Control Program created under the Attorney General and Secretary of Health and Human Services acts to conduct investigations, audits and evaluations relating to delivery of health and payment for healthcare.
sent both its health minister, Secretary of Health and Human Services Tommy Thompson, and Secretary of State Colin Powell, a leader on global AIDS.
Congress failed to meet that deadline, so the secretary of Health and Human Services must issue final regulations regarding privacy.
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.
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.
Under the federal law passed last year, the secretary of health and human services was supposed to establish ``a national health care fraud and abuse data collection program for the reporting of final adverse actions against health care providers, suppliers or practitioners.
The Task Force includes Secretary of Health and Human Services Donna Shalala, other members of the Cabinet with health care responsibilities, and Tipper Gore, wife of Vice President Al Gore.
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