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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Earlier, he was secretary of health and human services under the Fallin administration.
Former Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price admitted what we have long known to be true sabotage efforts from Republicans in Congress and the Trump Administration are raising health care premiums and squeezing hard-working people in New Hampshire and across the country.
"Today, APHA stands in strong support of our nation's new secretary of health and human services, Sylvia Burwell, who is well-equipped to lead our nation's health system," said APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, in a statement.
Miami, FL, February 06, 2011 --(PR.com)-- IOS Health System announced today that Medios v4.62, is 2011/2012 compliant and was certified as a Complete EHR on February 3, 2011 by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT[R]), an ONC-ATCB, in accordance with the applicable Eligible Provider certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. The 2011/2012 criteria support the Stage 1 meaningful use measures required to qualify eligible providers and hospitals for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
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.
In November 2003, the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics, the public advisory body to the secretary of Health and Human Services, recommended the department move forward with rule making to adopt ICD-10-CM/ICD-10-PCS as standards under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 to replace the current uses of ICD-9-CM.
Summary: Authorizes the Secretary of Health and Human Services to train primary care physicians, long term care personnel and other health professionals in obesity and eating disorder identification, treatment and prevention.
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.
Tommy Thompson, US Secretary of Health and Human Services, had pledged $500,000 for much needed drugs to Afghanistan.
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