News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) reports that the Social Security Administration (SSA) can now process requests for Medicare Part A and Part B Special Enrollment Periods, and...more
Daily Grommet, an online shopping store and Internet Retailer's hot site of 2013, announces its collaboration with Watsi, a medical nonprofit organization.
The partnership helps people who have...more
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces its latest initiative, called Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative, to help support networks that assist doctors access...more
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announces the distribution of $150 million in grants for health centers across the country.
California health centers will receive a slice of $21.9...more
The importance of the breastfeeding relationship is crucial, but in order to support breastfeeding, mothers should take some time off to leave room for some breastfeeding time.
This is where paid...more
The Ohio legislative panel of senators will be participating on a part of a series of hearings on infant mortality issues.
The senate panel will be visiting hospitals and health care centers to...more
As many as two of five adults who are currently uninsured living in states that have not yet decided to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act would likely have no new health insurance options...more
A total of 151 organizations have sent a letter to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Marilyn Tavenner in support of proposed improvements included in the agency's...more
According to a new report by the Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative at Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington...more
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has established a turning point in integrating Community Health Workers (CHWs) within the mainstream of health care, public health, and social services.