President-elect Trump’s Campaign Proposals and House Republican Platform
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Additionally, President-elect Donald Trump recently announced the key appointments of House Representative Tom Price (R-GA) as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Indiana-based consultant Seema Verma as Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Both of these positions require Senate confirmation.
The HHS Secretary and CMS Administrator are two significant appointments that will contribute to shaping our operating environment at the federal level.
- Congressman Price has a history of working on issues impacting our industry. He has been one of the lead Republicans in the House on legislation to repeal and replace the ACA, and also is an advocate for Medicare reform. He also currently serves as the Chairman of the House Budget Committee, which will play an important role in the reconciliation process which may be used to modify the Affordable Care Act.
- Seema Verma also has a long history of working on health care policy issues and working with many states to design their Medicaid programs, including designing the Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0.
From Email dated 12.22.2016 10 AM