Department of Health and Human Services

The Constitutional Executive Order on Regulatory Budgets

President Trump’s regulation-trimming executive order will likely survive judicial scrutiny despite potential policy objections.

Regulating the “Kidney Club”

Scholar finds that many citizens are comfortable with providing financial incentives to living organ donors.

Encouraging Customization and Courtroom Claims in Long-term Care

Controversial rule promotes personal care and bars forced arbitration in long-term health care.

Successfully Protecting Public Insurance from Fraud

Health care fraud program reports billions of taxpayer dollars returned to federal health funds.

The Unhealthy Return to Individual Responsibility in Health Policy

The Republicans’ ACA replacement plan espouses individual responsibility—a naïve and ill-advised approach to healthcare reform.

President Obama Signs First Ever Sexual Assault Survivors’ Bill of Rights

The bill begins to close gaps in state-by-state regulatory treatment of sexual assault survivors.

Still Seeking Contraceptive Compromise After Zubik v. Burwell

Zubik v. Burwell highlights thorny issues surrounding Obamacare’s contraceptive coverage requirement.

Agencies Propose Rule to Bolster Protections for Human Research Subjects

Rule would address concerns that medical information can be used for unauthorized purposes.

Reducing Unregulated Transfers of Child Custody

Federal audit report highlights need for states to track and prevent unregulated adoptions.

Federal Agency Tackles Discrimination in Health Care

A proposed rule would offer patients protection from certain types of discrimination.

Advisory Committee Urges Americans to Adopt a Sustainable Diet

Latest recommendations urge Americans to eat less meat.

Regulating the Intersection of Health Care and Gun Control

If more health information should be disclosed, federal and state laws should mandate disclosure.