The White House and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) solicited millions in donations from private health care companies for a nonprofit organization to promote Obamacare, according to the Government Accountability Office (GAO).
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) spends roughly $123.2 million per year to provide “email services” for its 70,000 employees, according to the Government Accountability Office (GAO).
My must read of the day is “Advice and Obamacare Consent,” by the Wall Street Journal editorial board.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius spoke out on Sunday for the first time following the announcement that she would step down, and maintained that she alone decided to leave the post.
President Obama on Friday formally nominated Sylvia Mathews Burwell to head the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) following the botched resignation of Kathleen Sebelius.
Burwell served in several positions under the Bill Clinton administration, including as a deputy aide to then-budget director Jack Lew. In July 1995, Burwell (then Sylvia Mathews) was one of several key aides questioned by the Senate Whitewater Committee regarding the death of deputy White House counsel Vince Foster.
My must read of the day is “Kathleen Sebelius is resigning because Obamacare has won,” by Ezra Klein, in Vox.
Embattled Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning, ending a five-year tenure marred by the plagued rollout of Obamacare, the New York Times reports.