Government Grants Within The United States Health Sector

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In the United States, the issue of health and/or health care is taken very seriously. With a population of over 300 million people, the United States Government has to run a tight ship in constantly maintaining the integrity and physical and psychological security of its people.

The health care system in the US is as diverse as it is all-encompassing. A huge number of health care facilities are now owned by private sectors while a huge chunk of health insurance plans are primarily provided by the government in the public sector.

At present, the primary health services provided by the United States are that of programs such as Medicare, Medicaid, TRICARE, the Children's Health Insurance Program, and the Veterans Health Administration.

The United States Department of Health and Human Services, otherwise referred to as the HHS, is a Cabinet department of the United States Government that is primarily responsible for safeguarding the health of all Americans and providing essential human services to everyone who needs it.

Under the HHS is the National Institutes of Health, more commonly known as NIH, which is the leading agency that's generally accountable for consolidating and supporting all of the government's biomedical and health-related research studies.   (continued...)

Government Grants Within The United States Health Sector
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She also maintains Websites providing resources on grants for youth programs and home improvement grants.




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