Tag Archives: Department of Health and Human Services

Why the Current Health Care System Does Not Work for Women

The Department of Health and Human Services has released a report on how the health care system fails women. The report, also available in PDF version here, extensively and concisely details the many barriers women face in obtaining health care. … Continue reading

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President Obama Nominates Pro-Choice Secretary of Health and Human Services

President Obama announced on Saturday his selection of Democratic Governor Kathleen Sebelius of Kansas as Secretary of Health and Human Services. Governor Sebelius has been an ally of President Obama ever since endorsing him early in the campaign. She is … Continue reading

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HHS Regulations Cause More Controversy

The New York Times ran an interesting story today about continued protests over the DHHS regulations we blogged about here. According to the article, HHS officials intend to issue a final version of the regulations within days. President-elect Obama has … Continue reading

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Rep. Waxman Joins the Fight Against HHS Regulation

In September 2008, the Women’s Law Project joined dozens of women’s groups in opposing the Provider Conscience Regulation that was proposed on August 26, 2008, by the Department of Health and Human Services. The WLP believes that the breadth and … Continue reading

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