Brooks-LaSure Agrees To Quickly Issue 1332 Guidance, If Confirmed

By Amy Lotven / April 15, 2021 at 8:31 PM
CMS Administrator-nominee Chiquita Brooks-LaSure on Thursday (April 15) told Senate Finance Committee lawmakers that, if confirmed, she would work quickly to issue guidance on the Affordable Care Act’s 1332 state innovation waivers as well as rulemaking on surprise billing. Questioned at her nomination hearing about a potential public option, which the president campaigned on, Brooks-LaSure said she would work to advance Biden’s agenda. The nearly three-hour hearing also included HHS Deputy Secretary-nominee Andrea Palm who promised to work closely with...

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