GOP Lawmakers Seek HHS Spending Docs On ACA Campaign

Law360, New York (October 24, 2012, 7:01 PM EDT) -- Two GOP representatives on Wednesday demanded the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services hand over documents on its use of taxpayer money to fund public relations campaigns and advertising promoting the Affordable Care Act, threatening to subpoena the agency if it doesn’t comply voluntarily.

In a letter signed by Reps. Dave Camp, R-Mich., and Charles Boustany Jr., R-La., and addressed to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, the congressmen cite media reports suggesting the agency spent millions of taxpayer dollars on contracts for pro-ACA PR campaigns, advertising,...
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