Verma Defends ACA Policy Shifts In Speech At Industry Conference

By James Romoser / April 30, 2018 at 7:25 PM
CMS Administrator Seema Verma shot back Monday (April 30) at critics who say the Trump administration is trying to undermine the Affordable Care Act’s insurance exchanges. Verma touted the administration’s efforts to expand the use of short-term plans and loosen regulations on states’ individual marketplaces in a politically charged speech at the World Health Care Congress, an annual industry conference. CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield CEO Chet Burrell told the same audience that the Trump administration's policy shifts will completely undermine the...

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