TX Lawmakers Grill Becerra On Revoked Uncompensated Care Waiver

By Michelle M. Stein / May 12, 2021 at 6:52 PM
Texas representatives grilled HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra Wednesday (May 12) over CMS’ recent decision to revoke a Trump-era uncompensated care waiver for the state, coming as the Senate simultaneously moved toward a vote to confirm Chiquita Brooks-LaSure as CMS chief despite Sen. John Cornyn’s (R-TX) hold on floor action due to the waiver. House Energy & Commerce health subcommittee members questioned Becerra on a wide range of issues from drug negotiation to telehealth policy to maternal health, but Texas GOP...

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