Seema Verma

The boss at CMS has some nice things to say about regulations

The boss at CMS has some nice things to say about regulations

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It appears there may be some good news ahead, courtesy of the boss at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

State, fed relationship will be 'reset' by Medicaid overhaul

State, fed relationship will be 'reset' by Medicaid overhaul

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The relationship between the federal government and states participating in the Medicaid program will be "reset" under Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' Administrator Seema Verma's vision.

Health regulations should be pared back, CMS administrator says

Health regulations should be pared back, CMS administrator says

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Deregulation in the healthcare industry will help providers focus more on care outcomes, the head of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said Friday.

Skilled nursing facilities see opportunity as CMS finalizes cancellation of bundled pay models

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on Thursday finalized its previously announced cancellation of mandatory bundled payment models for hip fractures and cardiac care, as well as changes to its Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement model.

Medicaid chief announces new 'vision' for program — and policies to reduce regulatory burden

Medicaid chief announces new 'vision' for program — and policies to reduce regulatory burden

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The future of Medicaid will include a stronger focus on the relationship between the federal and state governments, as well fewer barriers to innovation within the program, the head of the program shared on Tuesday.

Verma, Oz rumored to be on list of possible Price replacements

Verma, Oz rumored to be on list of possible Price replacements

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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma and television personality Mehmet Oz, M.D., may be among President Donald Trump's candidates to replace former Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D, according to reports.

Lawmakers: CMS has no vision for Innovation Center 'beyond undermining Medicare'

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Democratic lawmakers lashed out on Wednesday against news that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is planning to take its Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation in a "new direction."

CMS looking to take Innovation Center in 'new direction' with focus on flexibility, competition

CMS looking to take Innovation Center in 'new direction' with focus on flexibility, competition

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is planning on revamping its seven-year-old Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, Administrator Seema Verma said on Wednesday.

CMS suspends surveys, allows providers to exceed bed capacity in states hit by Hurricane Harvey

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is extending some flexibilities for Medicare providers in Texas and Louisiana in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Administrator Seema Verma said on Saturday.

CMS seeks to ease burdens for quality program

CMS seeks to ease burdens for quality program

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Small and rural providers may find it easier to participate in quality programs under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) following a proposed rule that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued Tuesday.