Entity: HHS - Centers For Medicare and Medicaid Services

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.

Investigations Update: Preservation of White House Communications, Federally Deputized Portland Police, Trump Aide Banned from DOJ

December 8, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into the Trump administration’s compliance with document preservation laws, law enforcement’s response to social unrest, and Covid-19 precautions at the state level.

FOIA to CMS Seeking Communications of Key Agency Officials with White House

December 1, 2020
FOIA request to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services seeking communications of key agency officials, including emails, attachments, complete email chains, text messages, and messages on electronic messaging platforms. American Oversight seeks these communications in order to create a broad historical record for evaluating politicization during the Trump administration.

Investigations Update: ‘Sharpiegate,’ the Census, and Barr’s ‘Voter Fraud’ Investigations

November 17, 2020
See the latest in our investigations of the Justice Department’s voter fraud probes, the rush to finish the census, and criminal charges against protesters.

FOIA Request to CMS Seeking Emails Regarding Georgia 1332 Waiver

November 13, 2020
FOIA request to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services seeking emails containing key terms related to Georgia’s recently approved 1332 waiver.

Investigations Update: Poll Watchers, Vaccine Communications, and Continued Political Interference in Pandemic Response

October 27, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into state elections operations, political interference in the pandemic response, and the executive order to cease federal diversity and inclusion training.

FOIA to CMS Seeking Communications with Pfizer About Potential Covid-19 Vaccine

October 21, 2020
FOIA request to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services seeking communications with Pfizer about a potential Covid-19 vaccine.

Investigations Update: Vote-by-Mail Disinformation Campaigns, Drug Coupons for Seniors, and 2020 Census Interference

October 13, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into outside influence in the judicial nominations process, foreign disinformation campaigns, and Trump administration’s continued meddling with the 2020 census.

FOIA to CMS Seeking Communications About Drug Coupons for Seniors

October 9, 2020
FOIA request to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services seeking communications about drug coupons for seniors.