Topic: Health Care

HHS Records Regarding Communications Between Seema Verma and Dennis Smith

September 21, 2018
HHS records in response to our 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.

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.

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.

No Records Response from HHS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Reflecting Involvement by Seema Verma in Medicaid Waiver Applications by Indiana

May 2, 2018
No records response from Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in response to a FOIA request seeking records related to Seema Verma's involvement in any pending Medicaid waiver applications by Kentucky, Indiana, and Iowa.

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.