STAT+: Former Medicare leader Seema Verma joins board of health tech firm Lumeris

She was President Trump’s top Medicare official. Now, Seema Verma, the former Centers for Medicare and Medicaid administrator, is taking a seat on the board of directors at Lumeris, a health tech company that uses software to help health systems manage value-based reimbursement requirements.

To some, the appointment could come as a surprise: Verma, a Republican, has publicly criticized some value-based care models and advocated for stricter controls to government health programs, especially in Medicaid, in which she pushed changes like requiring recipients to prove current employment.

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STAT+: Former Medicare leader Seema Verma joins board of health tech firm Lumeris

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