Pallone Questions CMS, MITRE Corporation On Contractors' Conflicts Of Interest During Rulemaking

December 05, 2017
House Energy & Commerce ranking Democrat Frank Pallone (NJ) says he is concerned about conflicts of interest and impartiality in the reported rewrite of CMS rules, and he is asking the MITRE Corporation to detail its involvement in CMS rulemaking. Politico in September reported that private sector consultants -- former Tennessee Medicaid Director Darin Gordon and former Ohio Medicaid Director John McCarthy -- had been subcontracted through MITRE to consult on rewrites of CMS rules, namely the Medicaid managed care...

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