Seema Verma

WASHINGTON | Trump administration slashes ‘Obamacare’ sign-up assistance

WASHINGTON— For the second time in days, the Trump administration is taking action to undercut the Obama-era Affordable Care Act. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on Tuesday announced steep funding cuts for sign-up assistance through state-based programs called “navigators.” Financing for the 2019 enrollment season is being cut to $10 million from $36 … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump administration slashes ‘Obamacare’ sign-up assistance

Trump nominee has decried Medicaid for fostering dependency

CHICAGO (AP)(STL.News) — The businesswoman President Donald Trump selected to oversee Medicaid, the health care program for 74 million low-income Americans, has said the program is structurally flawed by policies that burden states and foster dependency among the poor. Seema Verma heads Indianapolis-based SVC Inc., a consulting firm that works with GOP-led states seeking federal … Continue reading Trump nominee has decried Medicaid for fostering dependency