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Health

March 20, 2002

Ms. Elaine Chao, Secretary

Mr. Thomas B. Moorhead, Deputy Under Secretary for International Affairs

200 Constitution Avenue NW

Washington, D.C. 20210

Dear Secretary Chao and Mr. Moorhead:



For Release: Immediately

Contact: HHS Press Office

(202) 690-6343

Headline: HHS PROPOSES CHANGES THAT PROTECT PRIVACY, ACCESS TO CARE

Revisions Would Ensure Federal Privacy Protections While Removing Obstacles to Care

HHS Secretary Tommy G. Thompson today proposed changes to HHS' health privacy regulations to ensure strong privacy protections while correcting unintended consequences that threatened patients' access to quality health care.



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Homeland Security Advisory System Announcement

For Immediate Release

Office of the Press Secretary

March 12, 2002

The Homeland Security Advisory System will provide a comprehensive and effective means to disseminate information regarding the risk of terrorist attacks to Federal, State, and local authorities and to the American people.



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HHS Secretary Tommy G. Thompson today announced grant awards totaling $28.9 million to expand clinical services and strengthen community-based health care systems in America's rural areas. The grants build upon the department's overall commitment to improving rural health.



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