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Top Trump official Seema Verma ‘abused’ government rules by spending $3.5 million in taxpayer money to boost her own profile, according to a congressional investigation

Seema Verma, the Centres for Medicare and Medicaid Services chief, “abused the federal contracting process” and “wasted millions of taxpayer dollars,” according to a new congressional investigation. Verma paid a team of expensive media consultants to help her land high-profile interviews, meet with journalists and lawmakers, and craft written materials. […]
Top Trump official Seema Verma ‘abused’ government rules by spending $3.5 million in taxpayer money to boost her own profile, according to a congressional investigation
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Here’s how much Obamacare premiums will increase in every state

November 1 marked the opening day for Obamacare marketplace open enrollment. The average premium for the benchmark Obamacare plan will decline in 2019 compared to the year before. In fact, premiums are falling in 18 states, and another 13 are only seeing increases of 5% or less. While President Donald […]
Here’s how much Obamacare premiums will increase in every state
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The Trump administration is trying to make it easier for states to undermine Obamacare on their own, and it could reshape the US healthcare landscape

The Trump administration released new rules around the use of Obamacare’s state innovation waivers on Monday. The Department of Health and Human Services and Centres of Medicare and Medicaid Services argued that the regulations would help states create rules that would drive down costs and provide flexibility for consumers. The […]
The Trump administration is trying to make it easier for states to undermine Obamacare on their own, and it could reshape the US healthcare landscape
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The Trump administration blocked a move that would have wrecked Obamacare

Seema Verma, the administrator for HHS’ Centres for Medicare & Medicaid Services, blocked a move by the state of Idaho that would have undermined Obamacare. Verma said that Idaho’s new plan to let insurers sell plans that did not comply with Obamacare ws not legally permissible. Health policy experts were […]
The Trump administration blocked a move that would have wrecked Obamacare