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HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell

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Making Health Care Work Better for Everyone

The Affordable Care Act gives us the tools to build a health care system that puts patients at the center.

Learn more about our work to make health care work better.


Latest Blog Posts

Read a blog post about the Secretary’s summer travels to Ohio, Iowa, and Florida, where she discussed our efforts to deliver better care.
My visits to these states offered a clear view of the better health care system we’re trying to build at HHS.
Read a blog post about what you need to know about the Zika virus.
The biggest risk of Zika virus is to pregnant women or women of childbearing age.

Latest Speeches

August 30, 2016
Sylvia Mathews Burwell
HHS Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell discussed the Department’s three-part strategy for fighting back against the epidemic of opioid misuse, abuse and overdose and announced $53 million in funding to 44 states directed at each part of the strategy.
August 23, 2016
Sylvia Mathews Burwell
Marking the 26th anniversary of the Ryan White CARE Act, Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell talks about how the Ryan White program has helped fight the HIV epidemic and helps us build a stronger public health system in the U.S. and around the world.


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