Excerpt: On February 26, 2014, CMS Principal Deputy Administrator Jonathan Blum testified before the Committee that he was not aware that the Office of the Inspector General for the Department of Health and Human Services (OIG) and others had publicly stated that CMS does not have the legal authority to interfere in the negotiations between drug plans and pharma
Excerpt: Cold weather events thsi winter season significantly affected electricity generation, deliverability, and prices across the nation, especially in the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, and Northeast. According to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), January's cold weather events "stressed the bulk power system which high loads, increased generator forced outages, and other challenging operating conditions," including over 50 gigawatts (GW) of forced outages.
Adhesive and Sealant Council
Excerpt: As an insurance provider for a state in the Federally-Facilitated Marketplace (FFM), we write to you today to obtain the following information: The number of individuals that have currently enrolled in a plan you offer in the FFM and paid their first month's premium. Provide the number of individual plans and family plans, including the total covered lives under the family plans.
Excerpt: "At this time, we seek information to evaluate EPA’s adherence to statutory obligations and responsibilities, including adherence to the relevant statutory prohibitions relating to the consideration of certain facilities and technologies receiving federal assistance under the Energy Policy Act of 2005.” To read the letter, click here.
To read the letter to the General Motors Company, click here. To read a related press release, click here.