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HHS

(Department of Health and Human Services) See healthcare IT.
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Similarly, under RFRA, how can the "application of the burden to the person"--that is, the application of the HHS mandate to an objecting employer--be deemed to be "in furtherance of a compelling governmental interest" when the government has found it unnecessary to apply the same burden to employers who do not have religious objections to the mandate?
Treatment for HHS focuses on correcting dehydration, hyperglycemia, and any electrolyte imbalances (Fowler, 2009; Kitabchi et al., 2006; Quinn, 2009).
Recommendation: To improve HHS's countermeasure enterprise and activities and to ensure HHS's stated medical countermeasure development and acquisition priorities are based on current risk assessments for CBRN agents and the status of recent countermeasure research and development and are clearly and transparently communicated, the Secretary of HHS should update the PHEMCE implementation plan for CBRN medical countermeasure development and acquisition.
Over the next three years, HHS estimates that the two changes could result in as many as 1.8 million fewer injuries to patients, with more than 60,000 lives saved.
HHS is also asking the National Association of Insurance Commissioners to establish uniform definitions and standard methodologies to determine how to define clinical services and quality improvement as part of the medical-loss ratio.
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.
The HHS inspector general's report is not the first to note incomplete reporting to the data bank.
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 said.
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in August suspended funding to a sexual-abstinence program aimed at teenagers after allegations that it included religious content.
The HHS program was developed by the Institute for Security and Open Methodologies (ISECOM), a nonprofit, open-source research group that focuses on security awareness.
Parallax Inc, 20201 Century Blvd., Germantown, 20874--HHS: $10,000; HHS: $1,288,000
Michael Leavitt is expected to gain confirmation as the new Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).