Donald Trump’s cabinet will see a new face as Seema Verma has recently been selected to join his team. Check out our Seema Verma bio to learn more about Donald Trump’s new administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has been busy making decisions about who he would like to choose for his cabinet. The most recent decision, made Tuesday, was to choose Indiana health policy consultant, Seema Verma as his administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. News of Donald Trump’s cabinet decisions will continue to surface as we approach his term in January 2017. To learn more about his new cabinet member, check out our Seema Verma wiki!
Seema Verma’s Career
While there is limited information on Seema Verma’s family, there is an in-depth career-focused profile about the new administrator on the Strategic Health Policy Solutions web site (Indiana). According to her profile, she is the President, CEO, and founder of the corporation, which focuses on national health policy consulting. Over the course of 20 years, she worked on a variety of policy and strategic projects involving Medicaid, insurance, and public health. She has worked with Governor’s offices, State Medicaid agencies, State Health Departments, State Departments of Insurance and the federal government, private companies, and foundations.
Her bio continues: “Ms. Verma is the architect the Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP), the nation’s first consumer directed Medicaid program under Governor Mitch Daniels of Indiana and Governor Pence’s HIP 2.0 waiver proposal. Ms. Verma has supported Indiana through development of the historic program since its inception in 2007, from development of the enabling legislation, negotiating the financing plan with the state’s hospital association, developing the federal waiver, supporting federal negotiations, and leading the implementation of the program, including the operational design.”
Ms. Verma earned her Master’s degree in Public Health with concentration on health policy and management from Johns Hopkins University. She also earned a Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences from the University of Maryland.
If you’re searching for facts about Seema Verma’s husband or Seema Verma’s kids, you won’t find any information online as she appears to be unmarried and without children of her own. Considering that she is referred to as Ms. Verma, it is likely that she is single. Since Verma is now entering the spotlight of global media, there is more to be discovered about her in the day ahead, including Seema Vena’s net worth, her life and her background.
Donald Trump’s Decision
In a statement, President-elect Donald Trump said, “I am pleased to nominate Seema Verma to serve as Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. She has decades of experience advising on Medicare and Medicaid policy and helping states navigate our complicated systems. Together, Chairman Price and Seema Verma are the dream team that will transform our healthcare system for the benefit of all Americans.” In regards to his statement and decision, Verma said she was honored to be nominated by Trump. “I look forward to helping him tackle our nation’s daunting healthcare problems in a responsible and sustainable way,” she said.
While some Americans are skeptical of Trump’s choices for cabinet, others are hopeful and supportive. As with all politics, it all comes down to how they perform within the upcoming four years. Stay tuned for more updates on the American political arena!