House Small Business Panel Takes On Health Law Waivers
During the committee hearing, GOP panel members "demanded to know" about the process used by federal officials to approve more than 1,000 waivers for companies, labor unions and states.
The Hill: Small-Business Panel Wants In On Waiver Wars
Republicans on the House Small Business panel Tuesday demanded to know how federal officials went about approving more than 1,000 health care reform waivers (Pecquet, 3/22).
Roll Call: House Panel Goes After Health Care Waivers
House Republicans continued to try to pick apart President Barack Obama's health care law Tuesday, using the Small Business Committee to investigate the more than 1,000 temporary waivers that the Obama administration has given to companies, labor unions and states that do not meet the new law's guidelines (Palmer, 3/22).
Meanwhile, in other waiver news:
Fox News: High-Profile Conservative Group Files Lawsuit Against Obama Administration Over Health Care Waivers
On the first anniversary of President Obama's health care reform act being signed into law, the Washington based GOP super think tank known as Crossroads GPS plans to file a federal lawsuit Wednesday in D.C. District Court against the Department of Health and Human Services. Fox News has learned the group is seeking documents to better understand how HHS makes decisions to grant waivers to the new health care law (Cameron, 3/23).