Seema Verma

CMS releases grades for state Medicaid, children's insurance program

The Trump administration released a new scorecard to show the quality of state programs for Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program.<p>The …

Health Care

Dr. Marc Siegel: How Medicare-Medicaid chief Seema Verma's taking steps to sink drug prices under Trump's plan

President Trump is taking effective action to lower prescription drug prices and to improve the American health-care delivery system, Medicare and Medicaid Administrator Seema Verma told me recently in an exclusive on-camera interview for Fox News.<p>The president is “not afraid of special interests,” …

Health Care

Republicans offer up twisted logic to justify their racist Medicaid work requirements

A growing number of Republican-controlled states—with the cooperation of the Trump administration—are passing racist work requirements for Medicaid, …

Liberal View

Senators threaten CMS chief with subpoena to testify on Medicaid fraud

Sens. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., and Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., are threatening to subpoena Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services chief Seema Verma if …

Health Care

Trump Administration: No Lifetime Limits on Medicaid

The Trump administration will not approve requests from states to place lifetime limits on Medicaid coverage.<p>"We've indicated we would not approve …

Conservative View

One-on-One with Seema Verma, Administrator of the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - The Washington Post

34:41<p>One-on-One with Seema Verma, Administrator of the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services<p>1:17<p>Border Patrol official: ‘Zero tolerance will stay in effect’<p>2:59<p>The Trump administration’s wildly contradictory statements on family separation<p>2:20<p>Two starkly different realities for migrants …

Health Care

Healthcare Triage News: More Medicaid News, but This Time Its Not All Terrible!

This week, Seema Verma announced that the administration would not approve several requests by states to place lifetime limits on Medicaid benefits. …

Health Care

CMS Administrator Seema Verma headlines Washington Post event on the future of health care

On Tuesday, May 15, The Washington Post hosts a program exploring the future of health care in America. CMS Administrator Seema Verma will discuss the future of Medicaid and its effects on American health. The event will also feature former U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy, MD who will analyze …

Health Care

Trump's CMS director rejects red states' bid to impose lifetime limits on Medicaid benefits

The Trump administration has rejected a proposal from Kansas to place a lifetime cap on individuals' <b>Medicaid</b> benefits, the nation's top Medicaid …

Health Care

Audio recording of CMS press briefing now available

Audio of a Tuesday briefing with Seema Verma, the administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, is being made available on the …

Health Care

CMS's Seema Verma: It's time health care caught up to other industries

CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports on comments from Seema Verma, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) administrator, on patient health data, …

Health Care

CMS Administrator: Long way to go on pricing transparency

CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports on comments from Seema Verma, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) administrator, on patient health data, …

Health Care

PostLive - The Washington Post

America's Health Future<p>On Tuesday, May 15, The Washington Post hosted a live news event exploring how challenges posed by chronic diseases, access to health insurance and the future of Medicaid will affect the health of all Americans in the years to come. Speakers include U.S. Centers for Medicare …

Health Care

Vitals

fcaf00f0-546b-4c10-adae-f59bac256272<p>1 big thing: The rush for seniors' health dollars<p>494633f1-3ada-49f2-9027-a51950622910<p>An illustration depicting a …

Seema Verma

CMS Considering Blue Button 2.0 Mandate for Medicare Advantage

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is encouraging health insurers to use data release platforms for enrollees that either “meet or …

Health Care

Health Highlights: April 4, 2018

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:<p><b>Staying Off Facebook Lowers Stress Hormone</b> …

Health Care

Medicare Changes Opioid, Generic Policies for Part D Plans

Medicare on Monday finalized new policies for opioid coverage under its Part D pharmacy plans while also taking steps that it says will make it …

Pharma

Final count: 2018 Georgia Obamacare enrollment higher than expected

The Trump administration on Tuesday released its final report on Obamacare health insurance enrollment for this year. With all the details in, …

Health Care

Daily on Healthcare: Trump CMS introduces policies to lower Medicare drug prices…Poll finds individual mandate has little impact…

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Health Care

Premiums shoot up, but many are paying less for 'Obamacare'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers getting financial assistance under former President Barack Obama's health care law will pay lower premiums this year, …

Health Care

CMS Chief Hails 'Cost-Effective' Process, Rips Obamacare Cost

Obamacare signups dropped slightly this year amid a <b>shortened enrollment period</b>, and big <b>cuts to advertising and outreach</b> spending.<p><b>Centers for Medicare</b> …

Health Care

Medicare Advantage Plans To Get 3.4% Pay Hike In 2019, Well Over Initial Proposal

CMS Administrator Seema Verma says the payment bump reflects higher projections for how much Medicare spending will increase next year.<p>Modern …

Health Care

US government sets 3.40 percent hike in 2019 payments to Medicare insurers

REUTERS: The U.S. government on Monday said it would increase by 3.40 percent on average 2019 payments to the health insurers that manage Medicare …

Health Care

2018-04-02 - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

CMS lowers the cost of prescription drugs for Medicare beneficiaries<p>Date2018-04-02TitleCMS lowers the cost of prescription drugs for Medicare …

Health Care

Trump administration aims to lower drug prices for seniors

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The Trump administration announced several changes for Medicare plans aimed at increasing competition and reducing drug costs …

Health Care

Veterans Journal: Department infighting led to Shulkin's ouster as VA secretary

Shulkin, who previously served as undersecretary in charge of the veterans’ health system during the Obama administration, clashed with Trump …

Donald Trump

State Highlights: CDC Receive $480M To Build Lab For Dangerous Germs In Atlanta; Kansas Hospital Issues New Measles Warning

Media outlets report on news from Georgia, Kansas, California, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Arizona, Maryland, Michigan and Oregon.<p>The Associated …

Health Care

Virginia Lawmaker Who Switched Stance On Medicaid Expansion Was Braced For Backlash. It Never Came.

“I’ve been to Republican mass meetings. I’ve been out and about, ballgames, this and that,” Del. Terry Kilgore said. “What I’ve heard people say is, …

Health Care

Medicaid chief: Work requirements assessed 'case by case'

The federal Medicaid leader on Thursday declined to say whether imposing work requirements on certain beneficiaries is better suited for states that expanded Medicaid than those that didn't, saying her agency is assessing state proposals on a case-by-case basis.<p>Centers for Medicare and Medicaid …

Health Care

Republicans seek alternatives to Obamacare’s pricey insurance markets

REPUBLICANS may have abolished the “individual mandate”, an unpopular part of Obamacare that fines Americans for not buying health insurance. But …

Health Care