Verma To Industry: Drop Self-Serving Hostility To Key HHS Health Policies

By Amy Lotven / January 29, 2020 at 6:49 PM
CMS chief Seema Verma used strong language to demand industry get in line with the Trump administration’s policies on transparency and health information interoperability, warning stakeholders Wednesday (Jan. 29) to permanently retire their “self-serving” defense of the status quo or risk destruction of the private health care system. Verma’s harsh criticism followed similar remarks by HHS Secretary Alex Azar on Monday as insurers resist HHS’ new price transparency and interoperability initiatives. The Trump administration’s consumer-oriented policies that allow workers to...

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