Kathleen Sebelius

  • Social Security, Medicare oversight posts vacant for 3 years

    Key posts overseeing the financial health of Social Security and Medicare remain vacant as problems worsen

  • Insurance exchange issues and more

    On this week’s Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts will examine the technical problems with the Healthcare.gov website, their impact, and who is responsible for the progam’s shortfalls. October 31, 2013

  • Howard leaving HHS for new job at FDA

    Sally Howard is stepping down as the chief of staff at Health and Human Services to become the deputy commissioner for policy at the Food and Drug Administration.

  • Federal Drive Show Blog – April 22, 2013

    On the Federal Drive show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

  • OSC, HHS’s Sebelius at odds over Hatch Act violation

    The Office of Special Counsel found the HHS Secretary’s remarks in February at a gala violated the law prohibiting federal employees from engaging in partisan actions. Kathleen Sebelius contends she didn’t break the law.

  • Sivak named new CTO at Health and Human Services

    Health and Human Services has named entrepreneur Bryan Sivak as its chief technology officer. He replaces Todd Park, who moved on to the White House.

  • Agency heads finding light at end of fed-bashing tunnel

    Some departments are improving personnel practices around recruitment and knowledge management even in the face of pay freezes and criticisms of public servants. DHS created a higher education engagement group to bring in college students. GSA finds quality of applicants still strong. Senior leaders highlight successes during Public Service Recognition Week.

  • ‘Fog’ lifting over federal employees, officials say

    The morale of workers is on the rise after recent events highlighted the work the government does, officials say. Agencies also are taking specific steps to address employee challenges in their own agencies. DoT Secretary Ray LaHood said ”pot shots” at employees is unacceptable.

  • Memo about potential shutdown sent to HHS employees

    By Jolie Lee Federal News Radio A partial shutdown could happen as soon as this weekend if Congress remains stuck in a budget impasse. The Department of Health and Human Services sent a memo to…

  • HHSInnovates awards online health tools

    Health and Human Services recognizes six software tools that are leading the way in innovation for the agency.