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About Kathleen Sebelius

Kathleen Sebelius (Born: May 15, 1948 at Cincinnati, USA) is Governor of Kansas and is picked up for the post of Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) in the Obama Administration.

Personal Biography

Sebelius is the daughter of Governor John J. Gilligan, Ohio

Education

Sebelius did her BA at the Trinity College, Washington in 1970 and her Master's degree in Public Administration at the University of Kansas in 1978

Family

Gary, a Federal Magistrate is her husband. The couple has two sons Ned and John.

Professional Biography

She began her career after getting elected as an insurance commissioner in 1994 and served the post between 1995 and 2003. She worked at the Kansas House 1987-1994, as Executive director of Kansas Trial Lawyers Association between 1978-1986 and as Special assistant, Kansas Secretary of Corrections between 1975-1978.

She became the Governor of Kansas in 2003. She served as Chair of the Democratic Governors Association in 2007.

Sebelius is known for her continous winning spree. She never lost a political campaign. She is the first daughter of a governor to be elected to the same position. She is the first Democrat elected to that position since the 1880s.

Kathleen Sebelius in News

Kathleen Sebelius Joins Grand Rounds Board of Directors
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - July 30, 2015) - Grand Rounds, the leader in identifying high-quality health care providers and guiding patients to these physicians, today announced the appointment of Kathleen Sebelius to its board of directors. Named by Forbes as one of the 100 most powerful women in the world, Sebelius served in President Barack Obama's Cabinet as Secretary of the U.S

Send-TheDoc(TM), the First Free HIPAA-Compliant File Delivery Service, Is Now Available for Dental Professionals and Patients
Send-TheDoc™ has developed a HIPAA-compliant cloud-based service that now makes it simple for over 120,000 dental offices nationwide to send and receive protected health information. Patients can also download and submit forms prior to their visit, which provides the offices extra time to devote to patient care.

Sharyl Attkisson, Emmy Award-Winning Journalist, Teams Up With Judicial Watch to Sue HHS for Key Healthcare.gov Records
Judicial Watch announced today on August 8, 2014, it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit on behalf of journalist Sharyl Attkisson against the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to obtain records regarding the flawed rollout of the Affordable Care Act on Healthcare.gov and other related systems

Judicial Watch Sues HHS for Obamacare Navigator Records
Judicial Watch announced today that on March 27, 2014, it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to obtain records about controversial Obamacare navigators, including records about navigator qualifications and background checks (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (No. 1:14-cv-00512))

AmeriHealth Caritas President and CEO Michael A. Rashid to Retire, Board Chair Paul A. Tufano Named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwired - February 06, 2014) - AmeriHealth Caritas announced today that, after nearly 20 years with the company and four years as its president and chief executive officer (CEO), Michael A. Rashid is retiring from these roles. Paul A

U.S. Surgeon General to Release 50th Anniversary Report on Smoking and Health
WHO: Kathleen Sebelius Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Howard Koh, M.D., M.P.H.Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Boris Lushniak, M.D., M.P.H.RADM, U.S. Public Health ServiceActing U.S. Surgeon General Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H. Director, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S

Judicial Watch Announces List of Washington's "Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians" for 2013
Judicial Watch today released its 2013 list of Washington's "Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians." The list, in alphabetical order, includes:

EWTN Files New Suit Against Contraception Mandate
EWTN Global Catholic Network filed a new lawsuit October 28 in Federal Court against the Department of Health & Human Services, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, and other federal agencies seeking to stop the government from imposing the HHS contraception mandate as well as asking the court to find that it is unconstitutional

Judicial Watch Obtains Documents Revealing HHS Plans for High-Level Hiring Surge on Day Obamacare Passed

More Doctors, Hospitals Partner to Coordinate Care for People With Medicare
Community Health Network has been selected as one of 106 new Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) in Medicare, ensuring as many as 4 million Medicare beneficiaries across the United States now have access to high-quality, coordinated care, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced today.

Judicial Watch Announces List of Washington's "Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians" for 2012
Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, today released its 2012 list of Washington's "Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians." The list, in alphabetical order, includes:

Judicial Watch Files Amicus Curiae Brief With U.S. Supreme Court Supporting Arizona's Proof-of-Citizenship Voter Registration Requirement
Judicial Watch announced today that it filed an amicus curiae brief (State of Arizona, et al. v Inter Tribal Council of Arizona et al. (No. 1271)) on December 14, 2012, with the United States Supreme Court challenging the decision by the U.S

Emergency contraceptive sold in Shippensburg University's vending machine
The morning-after pills, which are otherwise not available on drug store shelves, can easily be bought by college students at Shippensburg University through a vending machine at the student health centre.

Judicial Watch Announces Washington's "Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians" for 2011
Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, today released its 2011 list of Washington's "Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians." The list, in alphabetical order, includes: Rep. Spencer Bachus (R-AL); Former Senator John Ensign (R-NV); Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL); Attorney General Eric Holder; Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr

Joint Commission Resources Awarded Funds to Improve Hospital Care and Patient Safety
Joint Commission Resources (JCR) is one of 26 leading health care organizations that will work with hospitals to make health care safer and less costly by targeting and reducing the millions of preventable injuries and complications from health care-associated conditions.

"Ensuring Safe Transitions From Hospital to Home" Innovation Challenge Winners Announced
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC), in conjunction with the Partnership for Patients -- an initiative of the Department of Health & Human Services -- and with the support of Health 2.0, announced the winners of the "Ensuring Safe Transitions from Hospital to Home" innovation challenge. Three teams were named winners: Axial Exchange, iBlueButton, and VoIDSPAN.

VisualMED to Benefit From New Incentives for Hospitals From Federal Government
VisualMED Clinical Solutions Corp. (The "Company") (PINKSHEETS: VMCS) (FRANKFURT: VA6.F) announces it is pleased by U.S. Federal Government announcement of significant new financial incentives designed to encourage faster adoption of EHR by facilities and physicians. The new subsidies are meant to speed up the adoption rate of health IT smart products like the ones offered by VisualMED.

U.S. CTO Aneesh Chopra, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and OrganizedWisdom Announce StartUp Health
Today, at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Institute of Medicine's (IOM) Health Data Initiative Forum, U.S. Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra and OrganizedWisdom announced StartUp Health, a strategic initiative designed to improve access to capital, education and resources for health and wellness entrepreneurs. Chaired by former Chairman and CEO of Time Warner Inc

Can Smart Cards Save the U.S. $370 Billion in Medicare Fraud?
A smart card-based Medicare identity card could save the United States $370 billion over 10 years, according to Kelli Emerick, executive director of the Secure ID Coalition. Speaking at the Smart Card Alliance 2011 Annual Conference, Emerick said a smart Medicare ID could reduce the $60 billion annual Medicare fraud by 66 percent, for a net annual savings of $37 billion after program costs.

HHS Secretary Sebelius to Keynote National PTA Legislative Conference
National PTA's® Legislative Conference will take place this week (March 9-10) at the Doubletree Hotel Crystal City -- National Airport (300 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA).

HHS Secretary Sebelius to Speak to Parents, Child Advocates During National PTA Legislative Conference, March 9
Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius will address parents and child advocates on Wednesday, March 9 at a luncheon during the National PTA® Legislative Conference (March 9 - 10). The event will take place at the Doubletree Hotel Crystal City -- National Airport (300 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA).

Jennifer Aniston fuels marriage rumours with 'heart shaped' ring
Jennifer Aniston has fuelled fresh rumours that she could be heading for marriage with beau Justin Theroux as she displayed a new heart-shaped ring during her appearance to promote breast cancer prevention recently.

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