Entity: Department of Health and Human Services

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.

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.

FOIA to HHS Seeking Communications Between HHS and Outside Entities Regarding Title X Family Planning Policies

August 31, 2018
FOIA to HHS seeking communications with outside entities regarding Title X funding or 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.

FOIA to HHS Seeking Justin Butterfield Communications

August 30, 2018
FOIA to HHS seeking communications between Justin Butterfield and a series of outside entities, including Alliance Defending Freedom, Center for Medical Progress, The Heritage Foundation, Americans United for Life, among others.

FOIA to HHS Seeking Justin Butterfield Calendar Entries

August 30, 2018
FOIA to HHS seeking records of calendar entries containing meetings with Justin Butterfield.

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 Seeking Communications Regarding States’ Decisions to Deny Planned Parenthood Coverage

August 29, 2018
FOIA to HHS seeking communications regarding the decisions by Arizona, Arkansas, Indiana, and Louisiana to deny Planned Parenthood qualification to provide Medicaid Services, or the ongoing litigation related to the decisions by Arkansas and Louisiana to do so, in the cases styled (1) Planned Parenthood of Arkansas & Eastern Oklahoma, DBA Planned Parenthood Great Plains v. Gillespie, and (2) Planned Parenthood of Gulf Coast v. Gee.

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."

FOIA to HHS/CMS Regarding a January Letter Rescinding Medicaid Guidelines Following Planned Parenthood Videos

August 29, 2018
FOIA to HHS/CMS seeking communications regarding a January letter rescinding a previous letter stating that Medicaid beneficiaries have the right to obtain services from any qualified and willing provider.