Entity: HHS - Centers For Medicare and Medicaid Services

Seeking Records from Seema Verma’s Lost Cell Phone

May 25, 2021
The top Trump official at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services says she lost her phone in the final days of the administration. American Oversight is seeking to ensure government records don’t disappear with it.

Transcript: American Oversight v. HHS, FDA, CDC, and CMS – High-Ranking Officials’ Text Messages Related to Covid-19

April 19, 2021
Transcript of Apr. 19, 2021, court teleconference discussing American Oversight’s lawsuit against the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services seeking the release of high-ranking officials’ text messages related to Covid-19. You can read about the lawsuit here.

FOIA to CMS Seeking Records Related to Seema Verma’s Lost Cell Phone

April 19, 2021
FOIA to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) seeking records related to the government-issued cell phone that was lost by former CMS Administrator Seema Verma.

Status Reports: American Oversight v. HHS, FDA, CDC, and CMS – High-Ranking Officials’ Text Messages Related to Covid-19

April 9, 2021
Status reports filed by American Oversight, the Department of Health and Human Services, the Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and/or the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in American Oversight’s lawsuit seeking the release of high-ranking officials’ text messages related to Covid-19.

American Oversight Expands Lawsuit for HHS Officials’ Pandemic-Related Text Messages

February 8, 2021
American Oversight filed an amended complaint against HHS to compel the release of text messages sent or received by senior officials involved in the Trump administration’s Covid-19 response.

Amended Complaint: American Oversight v. HHS, FDA, CDC, and CMS – High-Ranking Officials’ Text Messages Related to Covid-19

February 8, 2021
An amended complaint filed by American Oversight lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services, the Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services seeking the release of high-ranking officials’ text messages related to Covid-19. The original complaint was filed Nov. 13, 2020.

News Roundup: The Long Month Ahead

December 17, 2020
With just over a month left in his administration, there is still plenty of time for President Donald Trump to cause lasting damage.

Documents from March and April Reveal Cozy White House Private-Sector Communications About Pandemic

December 16, 2020
Documents recently obtained by American Oversight add further color to reports of private individuals and groups — some with ties to the president — being granted privileged access to propose pandemic actions.

American Oversight Sues for Trump Administration Communications with Pfizer

December 9, 2020
The lawsuit was filed the same week as news outlets reported that over the summer the administration turned down an offer from Pfizer to purchase additional doses of its vaccine.

Complaint: American Oversight v. HHS, CDC, CMS, and FDA – Pfizer Communications About a Covid-19 Vaccine

December 9, 2020
American Oversight lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and the Food and Drug Administration seeking the release of agencies’ communications with the pharmaceutical company Pfizer regarding a Covid-19 vaccine.