Office of Public Health and Science

HHS issues advanced notice of changes to common rule

Posted on July 27, 2011

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) soliciting comments on how regulations governing human subject research might be modernized, including making changes to the Common Rule. These regulations have not been have not kept pace with advances in science and human subject research, so updates would be welcome and will apply to all human subject research funded by Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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HHS opens applications for Pregnancy Assistance Fund

Posted on July 6, 2010

The Department of Health and Human Services has announced that the Office of Public Health and Science will begin accepting applications for the $25 million-per-year Pregnancy Assistance Fund created by the health reform law.

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