Seema Verma Pushes Back on Obamacare ‘Sabotage’ Charges


By Kimberly Leonard
Washington Examiner, Oct. 3, 2018

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma on Wednesday cited reduced Obamacare premiums and expanded choices as evidence that the Trump administration has not “sabotaged” the healthcare law, as charged by Democrats. “For the very first time, rates have [been] going down… I think we have been successful in that area,” Verma said at an event hosted by the Economist Group in D.C. Next year, premiums for Obamacare customers are expected to fall by an average of 2% for mid-level plans. Verma previewed a forthcoming report that she said will show more health insurers are entering Obamacare and that they are offering more types of health plans. Read More…