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    Youth Homelessness

    Panelists talked about the results of a data collection project from the Family and Youth Services Bureau’s Street Outreach Program that researched homeless youth in 11 cities.

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    Health and Human Services Fiscal Year 2015 Budget

    Health and Human Service Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and other officials spoke to reporters about their department’s fiscal year 2015 budget.

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    Secretary Sebelius on Start of Health Insurance Coverage

    Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius talked about the new health insurance plans starting the next day for the two million Americans who had signed up using the state…

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    Update on the Health Insurance Marketplace

    Jeffrey Zients, hired by the White House to review the HealthCare.gov Web site for health insurance exchanges, gave an update on the health insurance marketplace in a conference call to…

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    Kathleen Sebelius Teleconference on Enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace

    Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and other officials participated in a teleconference on initial enrollment in the federal and state health insurance exchanges.

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    Jeffrey Zients on Fixing Healthcare.gov

    Jeffrey Zients, hired by the White House to review healthcare.gov, said that performance and functionality were the two categories of issues with the Web site for enrolling in the federal…

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    Jeffrey Zients on Healthcare.gov Assessment

    Jeffrey Zients, hired by the White House to review healthcare.gov, said that his assessment of the site was completed, and while there were many of issues, they were fixable. He spoke…

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    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Conference Call

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services hosted a conference call for reporters to provide an update on efforts to fix technical problems at healthcare.gov, the Web site for enrolling…

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    Medicare Fraud

    Attorney General Eric Holder, Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, and others briefed reporters on the efforts to combat Medicare fraud. Reporter questions focused on the Justice…

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    Attorney General Holder and Secretary Sebelius on Medicare Fraud

    Attorney General Eric Holder and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced Medicare Fraud Strike Force law enforcement actions. This was one…

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    Tobacco Use Among Youth

    Secretary Sebelius and Surgeon General Regina Benjamin talked about the new Surgeon General report on tobacco use among youth. The report showed that youth smoking was down since the…

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    HIV/AIDS Anniversary

    The Health and Human Services Department marked the 30th anniversary of the HIV/AIDS epidemic with a discussion among researchers, physicians and activists. Speakers talked about the…

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    Health and Human Services 2012 Budget

    Health and Human Service Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and other officials spoke to reporters about her department’s fiscal year 2012 budget.

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    New Dietary Guidelines

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the new 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The new guidelines…

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    Health Insurance Rate Increases

    Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced new rules on health insurance premium increases. The health care law stipulated insurance companies have to justify…

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    President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology Report

    Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, White House Economic Adviser Lawrence Summers, and others talked about information technology in the new health care law and future…

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    Tobacco Use Prevention

    Secretary Sebelius talked about new tobacco-use prevention efforts. Other speakers included Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary Howard Koh and the Commissioner of the Food…

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    Summit on Health Care Quality

    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Donald Berwick addressed a group of congressional staff and health care policy experts at a Capitol Hill…

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    Regional Health Care Fraud Prevention Summit

    Following remarks by federal officials, health care and law enforcement agents spoke about preventing health care fraud. Among the issues they addressed were developing effective law…

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    Ethics of Synthetic Biology, Part 1

    Scholars, scientists and government officials talked about ethical issues related to synthetic biology, which involves creating biological materials entirely from synthetic ones. Among…

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