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Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius

11 GOP Attorneys General Criticize Obama For 'Flatly Illegal' Obamacare Fixes

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Eleven GOP attorneys general have joined the chorus of Republican lawmakers arguing that the Obama administration’s changes to the Affordable Care A...

Newt Gingrich Calls Kathleen Sebelius A Worse Liar Than Nixon

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) took to Twitter Wednesday morning to attack Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius’ testim...

Republicans Are the Reason Secretary Sebelius Won't Resign

John Hudak | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
John Hudak

Kathleen Sebelius will stay, and Republicans have no one to blame but themselves. Why is this? In an ironic twist of fate the Republican Party's obsession with filibustering, delaying, or holding executive branch nominations will finally have negative consequences for the GOP instead of the president.

Kathleen Sebelius Won't Get Involved In Critical Health Case

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 08.04.2013 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA — The U.S. health secretary said she won't intervene in an "incredibly agonizing" transplant decision about a dying Pennsylvania gi...

What Are the Options When States Reject Medicaid Expansion for the Working Poor?

Eva M. Clayton | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics
Eva M. Clayton

In states that continue to reject the Affordable Care Act (ACA or "Obamacare") or more importantly the Medicaid expansion, there is a critical question that must be answered - will the working poor remain uninsured?

Gov. Perry Fires Off Letter to Secretary Sebelius

Dorian de Wind | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

Rick Perry, the governor of the state with the highest percentage of uninsured residents and a state that ranked last in the nation in health care ser...

The Affordable Care Act - Stronger Benefits to Seniors, Billions in Savings This Year

Sec. Kathleen Sebelius | Posted 06.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Sec. Kathleen Sebelius

Two years ago, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act. The president's health care law gives hard working, middle-class families security, makes Medicare stronger, and puts more money back in seniors' pockets.

Health Equity Can't Wait

Sec. Kathleen Sebelius | Posted 06.12.2012 | Home
Sec. Kathleen Sebelius

April is National Minority Health Month, a time to raise awareness about the well-documented health disparities that continue to affect racial and ethnic minorities, as well as highlight how the Affordable Care Act is reducing those disparities.

Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth and Young Adults

Sec. Kathleen Sebelius | Posted 05.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Sec. Kathleen Sebelius

Over the last three years, we've made significant strides in our fight against tobacco, and our efforts are paying off. But today's report is an important reminder to our nation that we have a lot more work to do to make tobacco death and disease part of our past.

Medicare Premiums Rise Slightly For Most

AP | By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 12.27.2011 | Fifty

WASHINGTON -- Good news for seniors: The government says Medicare's basic monthly premium will rise less than expected next year, by $3.50 for most. ...

Lucia Graves

A Million Seniors Receive $250 Medicare Checks

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

More than a million Medicare beneficiaries have been issued $250 checks to help with prescription drugs costs, the Department of Health and Human Serv...

Sebelius: Women Should Get Mammograms By Age 40

AP | RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Women should continue getting regular mammograms starting at age 40, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Wed...