2,018Feb 20, 1992
At a ceremony for African-American history month, Herman Cain discussed contributions of famous African-Americans and the problems that African-Americans continue to face in current American ...
889Mar 7, 2012
Tobacco Use Among Youth
Secretary Sebelius and Surgeon General Regina Benjamin talked about the new Surgeon General report on tobacco use among youth. The report showed that youth smoking was down since the 1994 ...
875May 14, 2013
Attorney General Eric Holder, Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, and others briefed reporters on the efforts to combat Medicare fraud. Reporter questions focused on the Justice Department’s ...
865Dec 21, 2010
Health Insurance Rate Increases
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced new rules on health insurance premium increases. The health care law stipulated insurance companies have to justify ...
713Jul 9, 2010
Ethics of Synthetic Biology, Part 1
Scholars, scientists and government officials talked about ethical issues related to synthetic biology, which involves creating biological materials entirely from synthetic ones. Among the ...
555Jan 28, 2010
Health Care Fraud Prevention and Enforcement
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at anti-fraud health care summit. Attorney General Holder said an estimated $60 billion are lost ...
547Feb 18, 2010
Health Insurance Premium Increases
Kathleen Sebelius spoke to reporters and answered questions about a new report on health insurance premium increases, including requested increases in Connecticut, Maine, Michigan, Oregon, Rhode ...
366Jan 31, 2011
New Dietary Guidelines
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the new 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The new guidelines recommend ...
340Oct 4, 2010
Summit on Health Care Quality
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Donald Berwick addressed a group of congressional staff and health care policy experts at a Capitol Hill forum. Dr. Berwick ...
327Sep 18, 2009
Michelle Obama Remarks on Health Care Reform
First lady Michelle Obama delivered closing remarks on health care at an event on reforming the health care system and its impact on women and families. Secretary Sebelius delivered opening ...
316Aug 26, 2010
Regional Health Care Fraud Prevention Summit
Following remarks by federal officials, health care and law enforcement agents spoke about preventing health care fraud. Among the issues they addressed were developing effective law ...
236May 27, 2010
Affordable Care Act Implementation
Secretary Sebelius gave an update on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. She also answered questions from reporters in the audience.
232Dec 8, 2010
President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology Report
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, White House Economic Adviser Lawrence Summers, and others talked about information technology in the new health care law and future uses of new ...
230Oct 4, 2012
Attorney General Holder and Secretary Sebelius on Medicare Fraud
Attorney General Eric Holder and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced Medicare Fraud Strike Force law enforcement actions. This was one of many ...
216Dec 11, 2009
Advances in Influenza Vaccine Technologies
The Department of Health and Human Services held a seminar to familiarize the media with government research on new technologies in the creation and production of seasonal and pandemic flu ...
213Aug 7, 2009
Schools and H1N1 Flu Prevention
Cabinet secretaries Sebelius, Napolitano, and Duncan and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Thomas Frieden briefed reporters on updated guidance for schools during the upcoming ...
185Jun 8, 2011
The Health and Human Services Department marked the 30th anniversary of the HIV/AIDS epidemic with a discussion among researchers, physicians and activists. Speakers talked about the early days ...
184Oct 25, 2013
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Conference Call
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services hosted a conference call for reporters to provide an update on efforts to fix technical problems at healthcare.gov, the Web site for enrolling in the ...
156Feb 14, 2011
Health and Human Services 2012 Budget
Health and Human Service Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and other officials spoke to reporters about her department’s fiscal year 2012 budget.
155Nov 10, 2010
Tobacco Use Prevention
Secretary Sebelius talked about new tobacco-use prevention efforts. Other speakers included Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary Howard Koh and the Commissioner of the Food and Drug ...
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