Entity: Centers For Medicare and Medicaid Services

News Roundup: Mueller Speaks

July 26, 2019
Special Counsel Robert Mueller made his long-awaited and much-anticipated appearance before Congress on Wednesday.

FOIA to HHS Components Seeking Communications Between Ballard Partners and HHS Leadership

July 24, 2019
FOIA to HHS components seeking communications with powerful Trump-era lobbying firm Ballard Partners, which has reported lobbying HHS on various issues.

FOIA to CMS Seeking Updated Calendars for Senior Staff Officials

October 17, 2018
FOIA to CMS seeking calendars for Seema Verma, Brady Brookes, and Mia Palmieri Heck.

HHS Records Regarding CMS Administrator Verma’s Involvement in Medicaid Applications by Kentucky, Indiana, and Iowa

September 12, 2018
Health and Human Services (HHS) records in response to a FOIA request seeking records reflecting involvement by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma in Medicaid applications of Indiana, Iowa, and Kentucky. This document includes one email from a lobbyist whom Verma had previously met with in Kentucky.

American Oversight Sues Six Trump Agencies for Communications with Cohen, Lewandowski

August 29, 2018
American Oversight today sued six Trump administration agencies to find out if members of President Trump's inner circle – including Michael Cohen and Corey Lewandowski – exploited their connections to lobby senior officials.

Complaint: American Oversight v. Multiple Agencies – Cohen and Lewandowski Communications

August 29, 2018
Lawsuit seeking communications between former members of President Trump's inner circle -- including Michael Cohen and Corey Lewandowski -- and political appointees at six federal agencies. The lawsuit seeks records from the Departments of Defense, Justice, Health and Human Services, State, the Treasury, and the Federal Communications Commission.

HHS Letter Pointing to Public Information

July 31, 2018
Health and Human Services Letter pointing to public information in response to our FOIA request to "identify all actions HHS has taken to allow for expanded access to remote prescribing of medicines for substance abuse treatment by telemedicine under the authority granted by Acting Secretary Hargan’s October 26, 2017 declaration of a public health emergency resulting from the opioid crisis."

FOIA to CMS Seeking Communications Regarding Changes to the CMS Website

June 29, 2018
FOIA to CMS submitted along with the Sunlight Foundation seeking all communications regarding any considered or actual changes to the medicare.gov website, the medicaid.gov website, the cms.gov website, or the insurekidsnow.gov website.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Communications to Determine Trump Associates’ Influence

May 11, 2018
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking to shed light on whether or not Michael Cohen or any of his associates have influenced federal activities, including whether they have received special treatment for their high-paying clients. American Oversight is seeking communications between any appointee and the following: Michael Cohen, Essential Consultants, Corey Lewandowski, Jason Osborne, Mike Rubino, Barry Bennett, Turnberry Solutions LLC, and Avenue Strategies.

No Records Response from HHS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Reflecting Involvement by Seema Verma in Medicaid Waiver Applications by Indiana

May 2, 2018
No records response from Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in response to a FOIA request seeking records related to Seema Verma's involvement in any pending Medicaid waiver applications by Kentucky, Indiana, and Iowa.