Brooks-LaSure, Palm Broach Medicaid Waivers, Medicare Age, HCBS, Telehealth

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / April 15, 2021 at 8:27 PM
Senators focused Thursday (April 15) in a confirmation hearing for President Joe Biden’s CMS administrator and deputy HHS secretary nominees on the administration’s recent revocation of Medicaid work requirement waivers and its proposals to lower the Medicare age threshold and increase funding for home and community-based services. Biden nominated Wisconsin Department of Health Services Secretary-designee Andrea Palm as deputy HHS secretary on Jan. 19 and Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, a managing director at Manatt Health, as CMS administrator a month later. Their...

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