The Vitals

Wyden Questions How Verma's Medicaid Work Fits With Ethics Obligations

March 17, 2017
Senate Finance ranking Democrat Ron Wyden (OR) is raising questions about how HHS will make sure that CMS Administrator Seema Verma complies with all necessary ethics rules -- including President Trump's executive order barring administrators from working with former clients for two years -- considering she worked directly with states to help negotiate waivers from CMS through her consulting firm and has announced her intentions to work with governors to revamp Medicaid since taking office. HHS Secretary Tom Price and...

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