Excerpt: Given the committee’s strong interest in the manner in which the commission is managing its own information technologies, we are writing to seek information to better understand the facts and circumstances surrounding the planned relocation of these servers and the impact, if any, such relocation may have on the FCC’s document management practices.
California Medical Association Health Data Consortium
Excerpt: We write to express our disappointment with the proposed policy changes the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced to the Medicare Advantage (MA) program for 2016 that will impact seniors' choices and the ability for health plans to provide important benefits to more than 16 million seniors and individuals with disabilities.
Letter to DOE Secretary Moniz Requesting Additional Information on the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR)March 18, 2015 | Letter
Excerpt: The SPR, according to DOE, is part of the department's "critical infrastructure," and serves a "National Security Critical Essential Function." Yet, DOE has not published a revised study on the optimal size of SPR in light of ever-evolving domestic and global condiditons since 1900 and the last major assessment of SPR's mission readiness was the Life Extension Program initiated in 1995.
Excerpt: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health - including mental health - of the nation. SAMHSA'a mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.
Excerpt: The committee seeks further information regarding the U.S. public health response to seasonal influenza. We believe understanding the lessons from this influenza season could improve the U.S. public health response in the future, particularly to a severe influenza season with a mismatched vaccine, and possibly save thousands of lives.