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Seema Verma Confirmed at CMS Administrator

The Senate has confirmed President Trump’s nominee to run CMS, Indiana health care consultant Seema Verma. Verma is a protégé of Vice President Mike Pence, after designing a Medicaid expansion along conservative lines for Indiana when he was governor. Her consulting business has about a dozen staffers, and if confirmed, she would run an agency with nearly 6,500 employees.