Topic: Health Care

Motion: American Oversight v. HHS and OMB – Health Care Emails

July 10, 2018
American Oversight motion asking the court to dismiss the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means from our Freedom of Information Act lawsuit seeking the release of Trump administration health care communications.

HHS Headquarters Visitor Logs

April 3, 2018
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) paper visitor logs for the headquarters building in Washington, DC. The records are handwritten sign-in sheets covering the time period from March 2017 through mid-March 2018.

FOIA to HHS Regarding Changes to HHS’s Office on Women’s Health Website

March 28, 2018
FOIA from American Oversight and the Sunlight Foundation to HHS seeking communications regarding the womenshealth.gov website or any other websites hosting or containing content relating to the Office on Women’s Health.

FOIA Seeking Communications Regarding the Office of Women’s Health

March 28, 2018
FOIA from American Oversight and the Sunlight Foundation seeking communications between HHS and anyone in the Office on Women’s Health regarding the womenshealth.gov website or any other websites hosting or containing content relating to the Office on Women’s Health.

FOIA to HHS Seeking Law Firm Communications Related to Women’s Health Website Changes

March 28, 2018
FOIA to HHS seeking communications sent to or from personnel of the firm Hager Sharp regarding changes being made to the website for HHS’s Office on Women’s Health.

Seema Verma Recusal Records

March 16, 2018
Records related to Seema Verma's recusal requirements, including memos about her recusal.

American Oversight Sues HHS and CMS for Verma Ethics Records

March 9, 2018
American Oversight sued the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) to learn whether CMS Administrator Seema Verma violated ethics rules by working on issues related to her former consulting clients.

The Trump Administration’s Response to the Opioid Epidemic

February 21, 2018
In October 2017, President Trump declared the opioid crisis a national public health emergency - but beyond that initial announcement, the administration has done relatively little to actually address the epidemic. Key jobs at the Office of National Drug Control Policy have gone unfilled, and the White House has not moved to allocate the funds that would be needed to make a difference.

FOIA to ONDCP Seeking Communications with Conway

February 16, 2018
FOIA to the Office of National Drug Control Policy seeking communications related to the opioid epidemic between (a) ONDCP political appointees David Marella, Taylor P. Weyeneth, Lawrence Lloyd Muir and Pamela Stevens and (b) Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway (or anyone acting on Ms. Conway’s behalf, including Ms. Conway’s Chief of Staff Renee Hudson and Ms. Conway’s Special Assistant Catharine Cypher).