HHS

Judge Blocks Trump Policy Removing LGBTQ Health Care Protections

A federal judge blocked new Department of Health and Human Services rules that would have removed Obama-era protections for LGBTQ people in health care, noting that a recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court contradicts the Trump rules.

Dem Senator Grills Azar Over Coronavirus Whistleblower, 'Public At Risk'

Senator Wyden claimed that "the general public was also put at risk since your employees were then immediately returned to their communities and jobs at the Department post-deployment, by commercial air flights with no precautions" in a letter to HHS head Alexander Azar Friday.

U.S. Doesn't Know How Many Migrant Children Separated

"Thousands of children may have been separated during an influx that began in 2017, before the accounting required by the court, and HHS has faced challenges in identifying separated children," a new government report said.

Pro-Abstinence Trump Official's Pot of Money

Valerie Huber, acting deputy assistant secretary for population affairs at the Health and Human Services Department, previously headed a pro-abstinence organization.

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