Organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Years in HIT: NA
Previous Positions: Founder, SVC. a consulting organization serving state Medicaid programs.
Significant Achievements: Through her health policy consulting company, Verma established her reputation for her work on Indiana’s redesigned Medicaid program. She also worked with Ohio and Kentucky to change those states’ programs.
Impact on HIT: Verma is now affecting HIT policy, and healthcare policy more broadly, through changes being implemented through CMS. The agency recently issued proposed regulations that would ease the burden on providers to report on efforts to implement EHR systems.