Excerpt: Thank you for your cooperation with the committee’s March 13 request on enrollment data. Due to the administration’s repeated delays and extensions, we believe additional data is required to determine who has enrolled and paid for a plan on the Federally-Facilitated Marketplace.
Excerpt: The process followed by FDA in proposing this rule appears to stand in stark contrast to the approach taken by the agency in developing changes to the content and format of prescription drug labeling under the Clinton administration.
Excerpt: The IG Management Alert raises questions concerning FERC’s management and controls of sensitive information pertaining to the integrity and security of electric grid and other critical infrastructure. In light of this report and our ongoing oversight, we write pursuant to Rules X and XI of the U.S.
Excerpt: Since the enactment of the Farm Bill, the way in which some states are misusing LIHEAP payments since the enactment of the Farm Bill may prevent families who are eligible for LIHEAP from receiving this assistance. The Congressional Research Service reports that LIHEAP funding is not sufficient to assist every household that is eligible for the program.
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.