Acting HHS Inspector General Outlines Plan To Review the Coronavirus Response

Government Executive: The acting Health and Human Services inspector general briefed lawmakers on Tuesday on her office’s plan to oversee the novel coronavirus response by HHS, one of the key agencies involved.

The House Oversight and Reform Committee hosted a video briefing with acting Health and Human Services Inspector General Christi Grimm, who has only been in her current role since January, but has worked for the office since 1999. Following the office’s report on April 6 that hospitals are facing “severe shortages of testing supplies” and “widespread shortages of [personal protective equipment],” President Trump attacked the findings and questioned Grimm's credibility during a briefing.

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