Entity: HHS - Centers For Medicare and Medicaid Services

Complaint: SEIU v. HHS and CMS – Communications with Conservative Think Tanks

December 20, 2018
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight on behalf of SEIU against HHS and CMS seeking their communications with conservative think tanks like Freedom Foundation, the State Policy Network, and National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation.

No Records Response from CMS Regarding Communications with ADF

December 11, 2018
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) stated it had no records responsive to American Oversight's FOIA request for communications with the Alliance Defending Freedom or Casey Mattox.

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.

FOIA to HHS/CMS Seeking Communications Regarding Medicaid for Planned Parenthood Services

August 29, 2018
FOIA to HHS/CMS seeking communications between HHS or CMS employees and employees of the state governments of Arizona, Arkansas, Indiana, and Louisiana that include search terms like "family planning," "Center for Medical Progress," or "planned parenthood."

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.