Health And Human Services
The Trump Administration Is Creating A Civil Rights Office To Protect Medical Workers With Religious Objections To Performing Abortions
The Department for Health and Human Services plans to announce a new division Thursday to protect health workers with moral or religious objections to some procedures, including abortions and sex reassignment surgery.
A Judge Just Ordered The Trump Administration To Allow An Undocumented Teen To Get An Abortion
A federal judge ordered federal officials to allow the teen to travel to an abortion provider "promptly and without delay." The 17-year-old Jane Doe at the center of the case is approximately 15 weeks pregnant.
The Trump Administration Is Already Facing Several Lawsuits Over Its New Birth Control Rules
Several states and organizations filed suits over the administration's new rules allowing employers to drop contraception coverage within days of the decision. Eighteen states say they are "ready to take action" if necessary.
Trump's Health Secretary Nominee Won't Commit To Uphold His Promise Not To Cut Medicare Or Medicaid
Rep. Tom Price would not commit to uphold Trump's promises to maintain funding for entitlement programs, ensure health insurance for all, and let Medicare negotiate drug prices with pharmaceutical companies.
Callers Into Obamacare Help Hotline Get Wait List
In the final hours of 2015 open enrollment of the Affordable Care Act, a high call volume leads to a waitlist, and assurances that they could still sign up for coverage. UPDATE: Obama administration extends deadline for people unable to complete registrations.