White House Proposes Major Cabinet-level Agency Overhaul, Restructuring of HHS and CMS

The Trump Administration last week proposed a massive overhaul of federal agencies, which would—among other consolidations—restructure the Department of Health and Human Services and rename it the Department of Health and Public Welfare (DHPW).

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Trump’s Proposed Budget Seeks to Eliminate AHRQ, Slash OCR and ONC Funding

Major cuts to healthcare industry oversight agencies are suggested in the FY 2019 budget proposal released by the Trump Administration this week.

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AHRQ Physician Jon White Named Acting Deputy at ONC

As part of the ongoing shuffling of leadership at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, the agency has announced that Jon White, MD, ONC’s acting chief medical officer, has been named acting deputy national coordinator.

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