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3/30/2021 Medicaid Work Requirements May Be Gone For Good ... Seema Verma, then-director of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Now, this is changing. In February, the Biden administration told states with work requirements that these programs are under review. ‚AuIt certainly seems like CMS has taken a position that the work requirements do not fulfill the objectives of the Medicaid act,‚Au says Adam Mueller, advocacy director for Indiana Legal Services. His organization is part of a ...
1/8/2021 TennCare Block Grant Approved, Potentially Expanding Coverage While Concerning Health Advocates ... Seema Verma says, calling the program a ‚Aunational model.‚Au The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services agreed to a block grant that increases ‚Auat a reasonable growth rate‚Au each year and also signed off on a ‚Ausafety valve‚Au provision in the case of an economic recession when Medicaid rolls typically swell quickly. But federal officials also added a provision that will reduce the state‚Aos funding when ...
1/3/2021 Hastings, Wasserman Schultz, Buchanan, and Walorski Lead Bipartisan Letter Seeking Full Post-Mastectomy Medicare & Medicaid Coverage for Breast Cancer Patients : U.S. Congressman Alcee L. Hastings US House of Representatives Resources Press Releases Hastings, Wasserman Schultz, Buchanan, and Walorski Lead Bipartisan Letter Seeking Full Post-Mastectomy Medicare & Medicaid Coverage for Breast Cancer Patients comments (Washington, D.C.) Representative Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) along with Representatives Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), Vern Buchanan (R-FL), and Jackie Walorski (R-IN) led the following letter to Seema Verma, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Dr. Peter Bach, Chair ...
12/31/2020 How Trump warped HHS long before Covid-19 Politico President Donald Trump waves as Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Seema Verma looks on, January 18, 2018 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images "The former employee was not in a position to assess the development of the policy nor was he privy to any of the policy conversations that occurred over that year," said Ninio Fetalvo, a spokesperson for Verma. Fetalvo also dismissed Ostrovsky as ...
12/22/2020 CMS finalizes rule to promote value-based drug purchasing agreements Healthcare Finance Dec 22 More on Policy and Legislation CMS finalizes rule to promote value-based drug purchasing agreements Negotiations of drug prices are to be based on clinical outcomes; if the drug is not effective, the payer is not held accountable for the full price. Mallory Hackett , Associate Editor Seema VermaThe Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Monday issued a final rule that supports the creation of value-based ...
12/19/2020 8.2M people sign up for ObamaCare, holding roughly steady The Hill ... Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma said that when those two states are excluded, signups increased over last year ‚Ai a sign of the health law's continuing resilience in the face of attacks and efforts at repeal. ADVERTISEMENT "Enrollment held roughy steady this year," Larry Levitt, a health policy expert at the Kaiser Family Foundation, wrote in an email. "That‚Aos good news when you consider ...
12/11/2020 New CMS interoperability rule would streamline prior authorization processes Healthcare IT News Government & Policy New CMS interoperability rule would streamline prior authorization processes The proposed rule aims to enhance patient access and smooth API-enabled data exchange by requiring the use of specific HL7 FHIR implementation guides by payers. 11:43 AMCMS Administrator Seema Verma (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued a proposed rule Thursday aimed at improving the electronic exchange of healthcare ...
12/9/2020 Lobbying world The Hill By Alex Gangitano - 12/09/20 06:00 AM EST © GettyAkin Gump hired Matthew Hittle as a senior policy adviser. He adviser to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma. Before that, he was legislative director to ex-Rep. Kristi Noem Kristi Lynn Noem Noem rules out Thune challenge after Trump criticizes senator Trump attacks Thune: 'He will be primaried in 2022' Ducey to lead Republican governors MORE (R-S.D ...
12/8/2020 Matthew Hittle, Former CMS Senior Advisor and Capitol Hill Veteran, Joins Akin Gump ... Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), where he served as a senior advisor to Administrator Seema Verma. Previously, he served as an aide to the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee and former Rep. Kristi Noem (R-SD).At CMS, Mr. Hittle was an advisor to the head of the nation‚Aos premier health agency, counseling Administrator Verma on the full suite of health policy and strategy issues. He ...
10/29/2020 CMS, Verma imposed few penalties at nursing homes despite promises of tough enforcement - The Washington Post The Washington Post ... Seema Verma, the administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, vowed to help ‚Aukeep what happened in Kirkland from happening again.‚AuThe federal agency and its state partners, Verma said, would conduct a series of newly strengthened inspections to ensure 15,400 Medicare-certified nursing homes were heeding long-standing regulations meant to prevent the spread of communicable diseases. It was another key component of a national effort ...
10/28/2020 Mass exodus at health department will make COVID-19 winter even worse The Department of Health and Human Services has nearly turned into a ghost town, Politico's Dan Diamond reports , quoting a number of HHS staff who are discouraged, disheartened, and looking for the exits. It's not just the incessant infighting between heavyweights Secretary Alex Azar and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services head Seema Verma. It's not just month eight of a pandemic they've completely botched. It's the losing battles on ...
9/18/2020 The Health 202: Trump keeps claiming he lowered prescription drug prices. But that is largely not true The Washington Post ... Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced in late July. That’s down 7 percent from 2018 and down 12 percent from 2017, following a half-decade of Part D premiums remaining flat or increasing only modestly. The news got little attention when CMS Administrator Seema Verma announced it in July, crediting the decrease to administration policies encouraging “choice and competition.” She also noted that seniors will be able to choose ...
9/18/2020 Ex-Pence adviser says Trump bungled virus; she's for Biden Yahoo News 1 / 3 Virus Outbreak Trump Vice President Mike Pence, right, accompanied by Seema Verma, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, center, answers a reporters question about his former homeland security advisor Olivia Troye, who criticized President Donald Trump's handling of the pandemic, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, during a meeting on safety and quality for nursing homes in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. (AP ...
9/18/2020 Ex-Pence adviser says Trump bungled virus; she's for Biden Chron Close Image 1 of 5 Vice President Mike Pence, right, accompanied by Seema Verma, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, center, answers a reporters question about his former homeland security advisor Olivia Troye, who criticized President Donald Trump's handling of the pandemic, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, during a meeting on safety and quality for nursing homes in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. less ...
9/17/2020 Report: Much Needs Doing to Shield Nursing Homes From Virus U.S. News & World Report ... Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or CMS. Agency administrator Seema Verma called its findings “an invaluable action plan for the future and a resounding vindication of our overall approach to date.” But with 27 major recommendations in the commission report, it's not time for for officials to take a bow, several members noted. “There’s an enormous to-do list in front of us,” said Terry Fulmer, a commission member ...
9/17/2020 Report: Much needs doing to shield nursing homes from virus - SFChronicle.com SF Chronicle ... Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or CMS. Agency administrator Seema Verma called its findings “an invaluable action plan for the future and a resounding vindication of our overall approach to date.” But with 27 major recommendations in the commission report, it's not time for for officials to take a bow, several members noted. “There’s an enormous to-do list in front of us,” said Terry Fulmer, a commission member ...
9/17/2020 Report: Much needs doing to shield nursing homes from virus Yahoo News ... Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or CMS. Agency administrator Seema Verma called its findings “an invaluable action plan for the future and a resounding vindication of our overall approach to date.” But with 27 major recommendations in the commission report, it's not time for for officials to take a bow, several members noted. “There’s an enormous to-do list in front of us,” said Terry Fulmer, a commission member ...
9/17/2020 Report: Much needs doing to shield nursing homes from virus - News - telegram.com - Worcester, MA Star Telegram ... Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or CMS. Agency administrator Seema Verma called its findings 'an invaluable action plan for the future and a resounding vindication of our overall approach to date.' But with 27 major recommendations in the commission report, it's not time for for officials to take a bow, several members noted. 'There's an enormous to-do list in front of us,' said Terry Fulmer, a commission member ...
9/17/2020 Report: Much needs doing to shield nursing homes from virus MSN ... Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or CMS. Agency administrator Seema Verma called its findings “an invaluable action plan for the future and a resounding vindication of our overall approach to date.” © Provided by Associated Press Vice President Mike Pence looks on during a break in his speech at a Republican campaign rally in Belgrade, Mont., on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Tommy Martino) But with 27 major recommendations ...
9/17/2020 Report: Much needs doing to shield nursing homes from virus Seattle Times ... Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or CMS. Agency administrator Seema Verma called its findings “an invaluable action plan for the future and a resounding vindication of our overall approach to date.” But with 27 major recommendations in the commission report, it’s not time for for officials to take a bow, several members noted. “There’s an enormous to-do list in front of us,” said Terry Fulmer, a commission member ...
9/17/2020 Feds unveil plan to 'reduce suffering' for nursing home residents and staff MSN ... enforcement of federal quality of care standards. In April, as the coronavirus pandemic swept through nursing homes across the country, Seema Verma, head of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, announced the commission would be ... term care infrastructure. © Alex Brandon/AP, FILE Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Seema Verma speaks during an event in the White House on July 24, 2020, in Washington. “The Commission urges ...
9/17/2020 CMS nursing home commission report urges more money to ward off coronavirus - The Washington Post The Washington Post ... Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, noted that nursing homes have borne the brunt of the pandemic — with more than 50,000 residents and staff dead so far — and argued that public resources to deal with the disease have been lacking. Nonetheless, Seema Verma, head of CMS, called the report “a resounding vindication of our overall approach to date.” However one member of the panel differed with Verma’s assessment in a ...
9/17/2020 Report: Much needs doing to shield nursing homes from virus The Washington Post ... Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or CMS. Agency administrator Seema Verma called its findings 'an invaluable action plan for the future and a resounding vindication of our overall approach to date.' But with 27 major recommendations in the commission report, it's not time for for officials to take a bow, several members noted. 'There's an enormous to-do list in front of us,' said Terry Fulmer, a commission member ...
9/17/2020 Multi-Payer Alignment Key to Advancing Value-Based Care in Medicaid RevCycle Intelligence ... Administrator Verma said in a letter to Medicaid directors on the agency’s push for more APMS in the program. Source: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services By September 17, 2020 - In a new letter to ... too long these efforts have been piecemeal,” said CMS Administrator Seema Verma. “Our health care providers need Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance payers to work in tandem with one another, and I am calling on ...
9/17/2020 Report: Much needs doing to shield nursing homes from virus Star Tribune ... Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or CMS. Agency administrator Seema Verma called its findings "an invaluable action plan for the future and a resounding vindication of our overall approach to date." But with 27 major recommendations in the commission report, it's not time for for officials to take a bow, several members noted. "There's an enormous to-do list in front of us," said Terry Fulmer, a commission member ...