Indiana Health Policy Consultant, Seema Verma, to get nod as new CMS Administrator

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Trump to pick Seema Verma for Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: transition official, Reuters, Politics, Mon Nov 28, 2016

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is set to name Indiana health policy consultant Seema Verma as his pick for administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, a transition official told Reuters on Monday.

Trump is expected to officially announce his selection of Verma and…

G2X TAKE: Having supported the transition efforts, the reported appointment of this CEO of a national health policy consulting won’t come as a surprise given her ties to the administration. 

The appointment of Seema Verma will have many working hard to understand what this means for the future direction at CMS. This article posted yesterday entitled “Trump's Meeting With Dr. Seema Verma May Offer Clues to His Health Plans” addresses Indiana's unusual approach for providing healthcare for those who can least afford it, along with other potential areas of focus. Click here to see a recent and full bio for Verma.

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