Tag: Department of Health and Human Services
Recent comments submitted by the Center on rules and regulations impacting reproductive health and rights.
On January 30, 2023, United States Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Xavier Becerra visited the Whole Women’s Health (WWH) clinic in Alexandria, Virginia, for a tour and roundtable discussion organized by the Center’s Federal Policy and Advocacy team. The roundtable, which focused on abortion access after the overturning of Roe, featured Secretary Becerra; Amy Hagstrom […]
On May 6, 2021, the Center submitted a comment in response to a proposed rule from the Department of Health and Human Services modifying the HIPAA Privacy Rule, which provides protections for the use and disclosure of individuals’ health information. Our comment highlighted concerns about potential implications for young people and others seeking or having accessed sexual and reproductive health […]
On May 17, 2021, the Center for Reproductive Rights submitted a comment on the Biden Administration’s proposed rule on “Ensuring Access to Equitable, Affordable, Client-Centered, Quality Family Planning Services.” The proposed rule change would restore the Title X family planning program by ending the Trump-era “domestic gag rule” and reinstating regulations instituted in 2000, with […]
Monday, May 17, is the final day for the public to submit comments to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on the Biden Administration’s proposed rule change that would end the Trump-era “domestic gag rule.” The domestic gag rule targets the Title X family planning program with regulations limiting access to reproductive health care services.
In its first 100 days, the Biden-Harris administration has taken crucial steps to undo many Trump-Pence administration’s policies that undermined reproductive rights and access to health care in the U.S. and around the world.