Posts Tagged ‘HHS’

2020 Guidelines: A Plant-Based, Low-Carb Ruckus

July 13, 2019 — The USDA opened up the process for developing the 2020 Dietary Guidelines for inspection and input this week. It was the second of five public meetings. Also, it was the first of two chances for the public to deliver live comments to the committee. The committee seems to be taking its task for the 2020 […]

Patient Advocates Warn Against Penalties in Wellness Programs

February 24, 2011 — A wide range of patient and consumer advocates came together to urge the secretaries of HHS, Labor, and the Treasury to protect patients against discrimination in employer wellness programs.  Health reform legislation allows employers to offer incentives in wellness programs that could range up to 50% of the cost of health care coverage. Ted Kyle, […]