CMS Chief Meets With Local Medicaid Providers To Discuss Problems With Program
CMS Administrator Seema Verma spoke about changes she wants to see to Medicaid, as well as the lack of providers accepting Medi-Cal and Medicare in Stanislaus and San Joaquin counties due to low reimbursement rates.
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Federal Health Care Official Visits Central Valley To Discuss Medicaid Access
Seema Verma says she’s tackling the supply and demand issues tied to the Affordable Care Act expansion, with a focus on California’s Central Valley. Verma is the administrator of the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, having been nominated by President Donald Trump last November. She visited Modesto Monday to speak with local health providers and Republican Congressman Jeff Denham. (Caiola, 11/21)