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Seema Verma

  1. mike pence
    Pence Is the Enforcer of Trump’s Compact With the Christian RightPence’s war on Planned Parenthood is just one token of his role in the administration as the chief representative of the Christian right.
  2. medicaid expansion
    Utah Republicans Move to Thwart Voter-Ordered Medicaid ExpansionThe bill substitutes a partial expansion with right-wing conditions they expect the administration to approve, in place of a voter-mandated expansion.
  3. health care
    Trump May Try to Kill Medicaid As We Know It by Executive FiatHaving failed for decades to pass legislation ending Medicaid as an entitlement program, Republicans may now try to get there by state waivers.
  4. White House Tells Idaho to Sabotage Obamacare More SubtlyIdaho wanted to nullify the law’s protections for people with preexisting conditions. Trump wants the state to quietly circumvent them.
  5. GOP States Are Trying to Put Time Limits on MedicaidIt’s the latest effort to attack Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion.
  6. Trump Administration Causes Insurance Spike in Iowa and Blames It on ObamacareBoth Obamacare proponents and opponents were wary of Iowa’s proposed waiver.
  7. Iowa’s Obamacare Waiver Could Test Tolerance for High Insurance DeductiblesIowa’s request for a super-waiver would head off higher premiums, in exchange for high out-of-pocket costs conservatives love but consumers hate.
  8. Who Will Replace Tom Price at Health and Human Services?HHS Secretary Price embarrassed Donald Trump and went down the tubes. Finding a suitable replacement won’t be easy.
  9. the national interest
    Study Disproves Trump’s Health-Care Promises to GOP ModeratesThey’ll take care of the Trumpcare victims for two years, then they’re on their own.
  10. GOP Hits Embarrassing Snag on Confirming Health-Care OfficialShe will likely occupy one of the most powerful positions in the federal government. But Verma’s confirmation requires that more GOP senators show up.