Head Of CMS Accused Of Offering Insurers Quid Pro Quo For Support Of GOP Health Bill
According to a Los Angeles Times investigation, during a meeting with industry officials, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services head Seema Verma linked payment of the insurers' subsidies to providers' support of the American Health Care Act.
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Democrats Demand Answers On Trump Threats To Sabotage Obamacare Insurance Markets
With concerns rising over the future of financial aid for low-income Americans who rely on Obamacare, senior congressional Democrats have asked the Trump administration for information on talks in which health insurance officials say a senior administration official linked the aid to the industry’s support for House Republican legislation to roll back the healthcare law. (Levey, 5/22)