A former Obama administration official says that canceling classes hurts children's mental health and could also make it harder to catch physical health issues.
The declaration was met with a lot of fanfare, but officials did little with the legal powers it gave them, experts say.
Science shows that a binary model for sex doesn't hold up to human variation.
Advocacy groups worry that the language removals might foreshadow new policies from the Department of Health and Human Services.
This temporary housing in a rural patch of West Texas will hold the seized immigrant children that cannot fit in existing shelters.
The Department of Health and Human Services lost track of nearly 1,500 migrant children that it placed with sponsors in the United States, a top official with HHS told Congress on Thursday.
Medicare paid for more than 200 million office visits for established patients in 2012. Overall, health professionals classified only four percent as complex enough to command the most expensive rates. But 1,800 providers billed at the top level at least 90 percent of the time. Experts question whether the charges are legitimate.
A new report finds that more than half of insurance companies in Medicare’s drug program haven’t reported fraud cases to the government. The findings echo an earlier investigation that found fraud flourishing in the program.
A study by Medicare’s inspector general of skilled nursing facilities says nearly 22,000 patients were injured and more than 1,500 died in a single month—a higher rate of medical errors than hospitals.