Senate Confirms Seema Verma as CMS Administrator

On Monday, the Senate voted to confirm Seema Verma to serve as the next Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) by a vote of 55-43.  Ms. Verma was sworn-in on Tuesday by Vice President Pence at the White House. Upon her confirmation, HIMSS released a statement congratulating Ms. Verma on her confirmation, stating we look forward to working with her “to ensure health IT remains a key tool in supporting healthcare transformation.”