Trump Picks Indian Dr Seema For Top Admin Post

[Washington]Trump Picks Indian Dr Seema For Top Administration Post
US President-elect Donald Trump today nominated an Indian-American woman to a top administration position, making her in charge of a federal agency within the US Department of Health and Human Services.
The announcement came along with Trump’s nomination of Congressman Tom Price as his Health and Human Services Secretary.
A leading expert in the country on Medicare and Medicaid, Dr Seema Verma would serve as Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Verma currently is the President, CEO and founder of SVC, Inc, a national health policy consulting company.
Based in Indianapolis, Verma has supported Indiana through development of the historic programme 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 programme, including the operational design.
For more than 20 years, she has worked extensively on a variety of policy and strategic projects involving Medicaid, insurance, and public health, working with Governors’ offices, state medicaid agencies, state health departments, state departments of insurance, as well as the federal government, private companies and foundations.