The Se­nate Finance Com­mit­tee voted 13-12 to sup­port con­fir­ma­tion of Seema Verma to run the CMS.

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The agency is re­spon­si­ble for the $1 tril­lion com­bined bud­gets of Medi­care and Med­i­caid. Verma owns In­di­anapo­lis-based con­sul­tancy SVC, which helped re­design Med­i­caid pro­grams in sev­eral states, in­clud­ing In­di­ana. That state’s ex­pan­sion plan re­quires res­i­dents to make monthly pay­ments into health sav­ings ac­counts. More con­ser­va­tive ex­pan­sions like In­di­ana’s ap­pear to be in­flu­enc­ing how the Trump ad­min­is­tra­tion sees fu­ture health­care re­form.

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