Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Brief Blog: Seema Verma Confirmed As Head of CMS

On March 13, the Senate voted to confirm Seema Verma as head of CMS.

Coverage at Medscape here, at Becker's Hospital Review here, at New York Times, here.

Verma built an Indiana-based healthcare consulting helping multiple states redesign their Medicaid programs.   For a full transcript of her Senate interview testimony, here.   For an earlier blog on her background, here.  For her August 2016 blog on Indiana's Medicaid reform, in Health Affairs, here.