HHS Takes New Action to Cut Red Tape to Support COVID-19 Response

On March 18, 2020, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) launched an information collection effort to support the Trump Administration’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, surveying HRSA-funded health centers on their involvement in the COVID-19 response, including whether they are offering diagnostic tests. This effort was made possible by a Paperwork Reduction Act waiver issued pursuant to statutory authorities that became available as a result of the public health emergency declared by HHS Secretary Alex Azar in late January.

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