Entity: HHS - Centers For Medicare and Medicaid Services

News Roundup: What Trump Knew, and What We Know

September 10, 2020
We’ve known for months that President Donald Trump has been downplaying the severity of the coronavirus. In the spring, we knew that Covid-19 wasn’t just like the seasonal flu, despite Trump’s reassurances that it was. And we’ve known that the pandemic won’t just “disappear,” no matter how many times the president insists it will.

Investigations Update: Operation Legend, Crossfire Hurricane, and the Rush for a Coronavirus Vaccine

September 1, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into the Trump administration’s politicized Operation Legend, the rush for school reopenings and a Covid-19 vaccine, and partisan FBI responses to congressional requests.

No Records Response from CMS Regarding Emails from White House About a “Covid Mail” System

August 21, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for emails from the White House “Covid Mail” internal email system, which reportedly is used to forward requests from “friends and family” of the White House to agency officials.

Investigations Update: Postal Service Sabotage, Covid-19 Operation Warp Speed, and Portland Protest Deployment Costs

August 18, 2020
See the latest in our investigations of the Trump administration's attacks on the U.S. Postal Service, the struggling federal response to the coronavirus pandemic, and the taxpayer resources used to deploy federal agents to suppress racial justice protests in Portland.

FOIA to CMS Seeking Communications with Leadership of Operation Warp Speed

August 10, 2020
FOIA request to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services seeking communications with the leadership of Operation Warp Speed. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on the administration’s approach to developing, reviewing, and distributing vaccines and treatments for the coronavirus.

Investigations Update: ‘Burrowing In,’ Voter Fraud Task Forces, and Federal Law Enforcement

July 28, 2020
Our latest investigations into political appointees moving to permanent positions, the designation of "antifa" as a terrorist group, and state-level voter fraud task forces.

FOIA to CMS Seeking Senior Officials’ Calendars

July 27, 2020
FOIA to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services seeking senior officials' calendars.

FOIA to CMS Seeking Email Communications Between Top Officials and United Healthcare

July 23, 2020
FOIA request to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services seeking email communications between top officials and United Healthcare.

FOIA to CMS Seeking Electronic Communications with CEA Economist Stephen Parente Regarding UnitedHealth Group

July 23, 2020
FOIA request to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) seeking electronic communications between top officials and Council for Economic Advisors economist Stephen Parente regarding United Healthcare.

Joint Status Report: American Oversight v. HHS, FDA, NIAID, CMS – Coronavirus Communications Directives

June 22, 2020
Joint Status Report filed by American Oversight and the Department of Health and Human Services, the Food and Drug Administration, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in American Oversight’s lawsuit seeking email communications between agency and White House officials involved in the federal government’s coronavirus response, and any directives, orders, or guidance from HHS or the White House regarding public communications or press strategy.