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Watchdog Asks Court To Make HHS Comply With FOIAs On Verma's Dealings With States

March 12, 2018
American Oversight, a watchdog group focused on the executive branch, filed a lawsuit to compel CMS and HHS to provide them with information on CMS Administrator Seema Verma's interactions with states she previously worked with at her consulting firm before joining HHS. The department has previously said Verma received a limited ethics waiver to participate in certain matters related to Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, South Carolina and Virginia last year. “There's a perfect storm for corruption and scandal brewing in...