A Top Trump Health Administrator Faces Test From Newly Elected Democrats

By Anonymous

CMS head Seema Verma granted GOP states some flexibility on Medicaid, ACA. Now blue states want the same

Seema Verma, head of one of the most powerful federal health-care agencies, granted Republican states the authority to require that Medicaid recipients work to be eligible.

Now, after November midterm elections that saw Democrats flip seven governorships and retake the House of Representatives, Democratic-run states are poised to ask for approval to expand coverage, including statewide single-payer or public health options.