Xavier Becerra Confirmed as HHS Secretary

March 18, 2021 — Xavier Becerra was confirmed as secretary of health and human services by the U.S. Senate on Thursday. The vote was 50 to 49, and Senator Susan Collins of Maine was the only Republican to support his confirmation, The New York Times reported. Becerra is a son of Mexican immigrants who became …

Hospitals Must Report COVID Data or Be Penalized

Aug. 26, 2020 — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is changing COVID-19 reporting requirements for hospitals again, drawing the ire of the two major U.S. hospital associations. The rule, issued Aug. 25 by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, goes into effect immediately, without any chance for comment or revision. CMS …

Hospitals Must Report COVID Data or Be Penalized

Aug. 26, 2020 — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is changing COVID-19 reporting requirements for hospitals again, drawing the ire of the two major U.S. hospital associations. The rule, issued Aug. 25 by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, goes into effect immediately, without any chance for comment or revision. CMS …

Soreca: Filling vacancies in the Constitutional and Supreme Court important

EU Ambassador to Albania Luigi Soreca during a meeting on Justice Reform, along with Minister Gjonaj and US Ambassador Yuri Kim said that this will be a critical year for the Justice Reform. According to Soreca, there are two short-term emergent issues to be addressed with regard to Justice Reform: filling the vacancies in the …