Entity: Department of Health and Human Services

FOIA to HHS Seeking CDC Correspondence Regarding Denied Records Requests Since Jan. 2017

June 4, 2021
FOIA request to the Department of Health and Human Services seeking Centers for Disease Control and Prevention records reflecting directives or about FOIA requests ultimately denied by the agency since Jan. 20, 2017.

HHS Records of CMS Communications with Pfizer Regarding Covid-19 Vaccine

June 3, 2021
Records from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in response to American Oversight's request for communications between Pfizer and high-ranking officials at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services regarding a Covid-19 vaccine.

FOIA to HHS Seeking CDC Communications Regarding Cruise Ship Industry Lobbying

June 3, 2021
FOIA request to the Department of Health and Human Services seeking Centers for Disease Control and Prevention communications with Florida politicians and representatives of cruise industry interests.

FOIA to HHS Seeking CDC Communications Regarding Cruise Ship Industry Lobbying

June 3, 2021
FOIA request to the Department of Health and Human Services seeking Centers for Disease Control and Prevention communications with Florida politicians and representatives of cruise industry interests.

New Records Include Private Executives’ Emails with Hahn, Kushner

May 27, 2021
American Oversight has obtained new emails from 2020 in which Trump officials fielded requests from private-sector representatives, in some cases requesting assistance from top public health officials.

Seeking Records from Seema Verma’s Lost Cell Phone

May 25, 2021
The top Trump official at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services says she lost her phone in the final days of the administration. American Oversight is seeking to ensure government records don’t disappear with it.

Emails from Spring 2020 Show Prominent TV Personalities Sending Requests About Hydroxychloroquine Trials

May 18, 2021
American Oversight has obtained records in which Dr. Mehmet Oz asked for federal assistance with obtaining hydroxychloroquine, a drug dubiously promoted by Trump as a coronavirus treatment.

HHS Calendars for Deputy Assistant Secretary for External Affairs Anna Pilato and Other Officials

May 5, 2021
Department of Health and Human Services  (HHS) calendar entries for Anna Pilato, Deputy Assistant Secretary for External Affairs at the Administration for Children and Families, from March to September 2017.

New Documents Show CDC Officials Dealing with Early Covid Testing Problems

April 29, 2021
American Oversight obtained more than 2,000 pages of documents from the early months of the pandemic that illustrate the CDC’s struggles to create and implement reliable Covid-19 testing.

FOIA to HHS Seeking Records Regarding Covid-19 Racial Disparity Report

April 22, 2021
FOIA request to the Department of Health and Human Services seeking an emailed report potentially detailing how Covid-19 has disproportionally affected communities of color.