Verma: Medicaid Supplemental Pay Reg Opponents Are Alarmists

By Michelle M. Stein / February 12, 2020 at 4:51 PM
CMS Administrator Seema Verma said those alleging the agency’s proposed Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Regulation will cut billions of dollars from Medicaid are alarmists without credibility, and she tried to assure stakeholders in a blog post Wednesday that the rule is not intended to scale back Medicaid pay. Verma added that CMS will work with states to transition problematic pay arrangements to ones its deems more permissible. Shortly before comments were due on the proposal early this month, the American Hospital...

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