Latest News https://www.hhs.gov/ HHS News releases en HHS Announces Funding for Public Health IT Workforce Development Program https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2021/09/22/hhs-announces-funding-for-public-health-it-workforce-development-program.html HHS awarded $73 million in cooperative agreements as part of its Public Health Informatics & Technology Workforce Development Program (PHIT Workforce Program). Wed, 22 Sep 2021 13:22:11 -0400 HHS Press Office https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2021/09/22/hhs-announces-funding-for-public-health-it-workforce-development-program.html HHS Announces Synthetic Health Data Challenge Winners https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2021/09/21/hhs-announces-synthetic-health-data-challenge-winners.html The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology announced $100,000 in awards to six winners of the Synthetic Health Data Challenge. Tue, 21 Sep 2021 10:00:00 -0400 HHS Press Office https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2021/09/21/hhs-announces-synthetic-health-data-challenge-winners.html Biden-Harris Administration Awards $15 Million to 20 States for Mobile Crisis Intervention https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2021/09/20/biden-harris-administration-awards-15-million-to-20-states-for-mobile-crisis-intervention.html CMS awarded $15 million in planning grants to 20 states to support expanding community-based mobile crisis intervention services for Medicaid beneficiaries. Mon, 20 Sep 2021 11:36:25 -0400 HHS Press Office https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2021/09/20/biden-harris-administration-awards-15-million-to-20-states-for-mobile-crisis-intervention.html HHS Extends Open Enrollment Period and Launches Initiatives to Expand Health Coverage Access Nationwide https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2021/09/17/hhs-extends-open-enrollment-period-launches-initiatives-expand-health-coverage-access-nationwide.html New actions will create new enrollment opportunities for low-income people, expand services provided by Navigators, and re-launch Champions for Coverage program Fri, 17 Sep 2021 16:00:00 -0400 HHS Press Office https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2021/09/17/hhs-extends-open-enrollment-period-launches-initiatives-expand-health-coverage-access-nationwide.html Readout of the MassChallenge 2022 Verticals Application Launch Event https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2021/09/17/readout-masschallenge-2022-verticals-application-launch-event.html On Thursday, September 9, Assistant Secretary for Health Rachel L. Levine, M.D., and National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Micky Tripathi Fri, 17 Sep 2021 14:40:00 -0400 ASH Media https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2021/09/17/readout-masschallenge-2022-verticals-application-launch-event.html HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra Announces Actions to Protect Patients and Providers in Response to Texas’ SB 8 https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2021/09/17/hhs-secretary-xavier-becerra-announces-actions-protect-patients-and-providers-response-texas-sb.html HHS Secretary Becerra announced new resources and actions to protect reproductive health care for Texans, in response to President Joe Biden’s directive. Fri, 17 Sep 2021 12:44:36 -0400 HHS Press Office https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2021/09/17/hhs-secretary-xavier-becerra-announces-actions-protect-patients-and-providers-response-texas-sb.html HHS Announces $350 Million to Strengthen Maternal and Child Health Across the Nation https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2021/09/17/hhs-announces-350-million-to-strengthen-maternal-child-health-across-the-nation.html Investments will support families, address disparities, and increase the availability of doulas Fri, 17 Sep 2021 11:00:00 -0400 HHS Press Office https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2021/09/17/hhs-announces-350-million-to-strengthen-maternal-child-health-across-the-nation.html Declaración del Secretario de HHS, Xavier Becerra sobre el Mes Nacional de la Herencia Hispana https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2021/09/17/declaracion-del-secretario-de-hhs-xavier-becerra-sobre-el-mes-nacional-de-la-herencia-hispana.html Declaración del Secretario de HHS, Xavier Becerra sobre el Mes Nacional de la Herencia Hispana Fri, 17 Sep 2021 08:00:00 -0400 HHS Press Office https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2021/09/17/declaracion-del-secretario-de-hhs-xavier-becerra-sobre-el-mes-nacional-de-la-herencia-hispana.html Statement by HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra on National Hispanic Heritage Month https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2021/09/17/statement-hhs-secretary-xavier-becerra-national-hispanic-heritage-month.html This month we celebrate and recognize the significant contributions of more than 62 million Latinos currently living in the United States. Fri, 17 Sep 2021 08:00:00 -0400 HHS Press Office https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2021/09/17/statement-hhs-secretary-xavier-becerra-national-hispanic-heritage-month.html HHS Awards Over $48 Million to Health Centers for Ending the HIV Epidemic in the U.S. Initiative https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2021/09/16/hhs-awards-48-million-to-health-centers-to-end-the-hiv-epidemic.html HHS through HRSA awarded over $48 million to 271 HRSA-supported health centers to expand HIV prevention and treatment. Thu, 16 Sep 2021 11:00:00 -0400 HHS Press Office https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2021/09/16/hhs-awards-48-million-to-health-centers-to-end-the-hiv-epidemic.html