Alex Azar Confirmed as Health and Human Services Secretary

The U.S. Senate confirmed Alex Azar as U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services by unanimous consent and his nomination passed cloture Tuesday evening by a 54 to 43 vote.

HHS Launches New Conscience and Religious Freedom Division

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a new Conscience and Religious Freedom Division within the Department’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR).