HHS administers more than 100 programs across its operating divisions. HHS programs protect the health of all Americans and provide essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule and federal civil rights laws protect Americans’ fundamental health rights.
Learn more about health insurance and HHS’s actions to provide relief to patients.
Programs and services such as Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Head Start, child care, and child support help individuals, families, and communities.
HHS agencies offer resources to help you eat smart, exercise regularly, and get routine health screenings and vaccinations.
Locate health care providers and facilities, compare your options, and find resources for caregivers.
HHS agencies offer resources to help you and your family stay safe by informing you about food, drugs, medical devices, violence prevention, and more.
Learn about national efforts to prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters and public health emergencies.
Learn how HHS expands scientific understanding of health care, public health, human services, biomedical research, and availability of safe food and drugs.
Discover HHS websites on topics such as the flu, vaccines, tobacco, health care, mental health, food safety, bullying, HIV/AIDS, and more.
Find HHS education and training opportunities for health professionals and students including loans, scholarships, and training programs.
Find out how to file a complaint or appeal a decision related to health information privacy, civil rights, Medicare, and more.