Brooks-LaSure Equity Agenda May Include Data Collection, Maternal Care

By Maya Goldman / February 19, 2021 at 7:35 PM
Chiquita Brooks-LaSure has been an advocate for maternal health equity, expanded data collection and overturning Medicaid work requirements throughout her health policy career, hinting at what might be in store for her tenure as CMS administrator if confirmed by the Senate. President Joe Biden tapped the former Obama administration CMS official and current Manatt Health managing director for the head CMS role on Friday (Feb. 19). If confirmed, she’ll be the first Black woman to hold the position. “[T]his public...

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