Kathleen G Sebelius

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sence of obvious amyloid plaques. Laboratory modeling of traumatic brain injury should facilitate the elucidation of the underlying cellular and molecular changes. Better modeling is required, since the configurations of the brain, skull, and spine in species that are used to study traumatic brain injury in the laboratory (rodents and swine) are imperfect(More)
297 also gives Congress authority “to make all laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into execution” its other powers. In the Court’s 2010 Comstock decision, for instance, involuntarily confining federal prisoners for psychiatric treatment even after they complete their criminal sentence was found to be necessary and proper to Congress’s(More)
FOR TOO LONG, THE GOAL OF A SOCIETY FREE FROM tobacco-related disease and disability has been elusive. While the prevalence of adult smoking has declined from 43% (1964) to about 19% (2010), too many in public health have taken future progress for granted and turned their attention elsewhere. Heightened, not diminished, attention to the leading preventable(More)
In the past two years, the United States has made a historic investment in biomedical research. But innovative medicines often stall in the pipeline from microscope to market. To deliver the next generation of cures and treatments to help Americans live longer, healthier, and more comfortable lives, strong, strategic partnerships both within government and(More)
Nearly five million uninsured children in the United States are currently eligible for Medicaid or the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) but are not enrolled in these programs. A top Obama administration priority is to achieve the long-sought goal of ensuring that uninsured children are enrolled--and that they stay enrolled for as long as they are(More)
§ 149.610 Secretary’s authority to reopen and revise a reimbursement determination. (a) The Secretary may reopen and revise a reimbursement determination upon the Secretary’s own motion or upon the request of a sponsor: (1) Within 1 year of the reimbursement determination for any reason. (2) Within 4 years of a reimbursement determination for good cause.(More)
portion of the final aggregate DSH allotment reduction allocation for each State by multiplying the State’s UPF by the aggregate DSH allotment reduction allocated to the UPF factor under paragraph (e)(5) of this section for the respective State group. (8) High volume of Medicaid inpatients factor (HMF) calculation. CMS will calculate the HMF by determining(More)