WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) and Health Subcommittee Chairman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX) today issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Seema Verma as Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator.
“With Senate confirmation of Seema Verma as CMS Administrator, both CMS and HHS can truly work in harmony. There’s no shortage of work ahead, and the administration has built a well-equipped team to clean up the mess that Obamacare has made. Rebuilding our health care system with patient-centered reforms is a top priority for this Congress and we look forward to working together to deliver results for patients and families all across the country.”