HHS has released a series of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Implementation Plans, detailing how the department is addressing key aspects of the legislation. Specifically, the plans highlight the following areas: Improving and Preserving Health Care (including increases in the Medicaid Federal Medical Assistance Percentage); Accelerating the Adoption of Health Information Technology; Strengthening Scientific Research and Facilities; Improving Children and Community Services; Strengthening Community Healthcare Services; Supporting Comparative Effectiveness Research; Promoting Prevention and Wellness; and Improving Accountability and Information Technology Security. The updates include funding tables and discussions of objectives and planned activities, among other features.
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