Tag: federal law


5 Things to Know About Colorado’s Psychedelics Ballot Initiative

October 14, 2022

Via: Kaiser Health News

Colorado could become the second state after Oregon to allow the use of certain psychedelic substances that are illegal under federal law. But while Oregon voters in 2020 approved the supervised use of psychedelic mushrooms, the citizen initiative on the […]


HHS tells governors it ‘won’t hesitate’ to tap DOJ for states violating EMTALA

August 26, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra sent a letter Friday to state governors, warning that the agency would “not hesitate” to tap the Department of Justice for legal action if a state prohibited providers from offering emergency abortion care under federal law. […]


HHS and DOJ Issue Guidance on Nondiscrimination in Telehealth

August 10, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

As we commemorate the 32nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) (@HHSGov) and the U.S. Department of Justice are partnering together to publish guidance on the protections in federal […]


Trump to take action against California for requiring insurers to provide abortion coverage, WSJ says

January 24, 2020


President Donald Trump’s administration is planning to take action against California over the state’s requirement that insurance companies cover abortions, according to a new report. The Trump administration will argue that California’s rule goes against a federal law that protects […]