Entity: Department of Health and Human Services

HHS Records Regarding Communications Between Seema Verma and Dennis Smith

September 21, 2018
HHS records in response to a FOIA request to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for all communications between CMS Administrator Seema Verma and Dennis Smith of the Arkansas Department of Human Services. Records include email correspondence between March and July 2017, including 6 emails from Smith to Verma regarding thoughts and suggestions on healthcare legislation, Medicaid, and Arkansas-specific concerns.

FOIA to HHS Seeking Communications Regarding Hurricane Maria and Funeral Costs

September 20, 2018
FOIA to HHS seeking communications with the White House Office, the Government of Puerto Rico, FEMA, and HHS regarding Hurricane Maria and funeral costs.

FOIA to HHS Seeking Communications Regarding Hurricane Maria and the Milken Institute Study

September 20, 2018
FOIA to HHS seeking communications with the White House Office, the Government of Puerto Rico, FEMA, and HHS regarding Hurricane Maria and George Washington University’s Milken study.

FOIA to HHS Seeking Communications Regarding Hurricane Maria

September 20, 2018
FOIA to HHS seeking communications with the White House Office, the Government of Puerto Rico, FEMA, and HHS regarding Hurricane Maria death toll.

FOIA to HHS Regarding Hurricane Maria Death Toll

September 20, 2018
FOIA to HHS seeking communications regarding President Trump’s tweets about Hurricane Maria’s death toll claiming that 3,000 people did not die in the hurricane.

FOIA to CDC Seeking Communications Regarding Hurricane Maria and the Milken Study

September 20, 2018
FOIA to CDC seeking communications with the White House Office, the Government of Puerto Rico, FEMA, and HHS regarding Hurricane Maria and George Washington University's Milken study.

FOIA to CDC Seeking Communications Regarding Hurricane Maria

September 20, 2018
FOIA to CDC seeking communications with the White House Office, the Government of Puerto Rico, FEMA, and HHS regarding Hurricane Maria.

Lambda Legal and American Oversight Sue HHS in Quest for Kavanaugh Documents

September 13, 2018
Lambda Legal and American Oversight filed a lawsuit seeking to compel the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to produce documents related to Supreme Court Justice Nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s work in the George W. Bush administration, particularly his involvement in policies that discriminated against LGBTQ children, families and relationships. The complaint was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Complaint and TRO Motion: Lambda Legal v. HHS – Kavanaugh Documents

September 13, 2018
Complaint and Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) filed on behalf of Lambda Legal seeking records from HHS related to Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh.

FOIA to HHS Seeking Communications Between HHS and State Government Officials Regarding Title X Family Planning Policies

August 31, 2018
FOIA to HHS seeking communications with state government officials regarding HHS's proposed rule entitled "Compliance with Statutory Program Integrity Requirements" that could influence access to family planning and reproductive health services, specifically abortion as a family planning method. This FOIA was submitted as part of our Parallel Investigations Initiative.