Press release

Statement from CMS Administrator Seema Verma on President Trump Signing an Executive Order on Protecting and Improving Medicare for Our Nation’s Seniors

“As head of the Medicare program, I am proud of President Trump’s historic action to deliver on his enduring commitment and promise to strengthen and protect this sacred program for America’s seniors who have paid into the program their entire lives,” said CMS Administrator Seema Verma. “We look forward to swiftly implementing these bold and comprehensive policies, which build on the steps we have already taken, to increase choices, encourage medical innovation, empower patients, and eliminate waste, fraud and abuse to protect seniors and taxpayers.” - CMS Administrator Seema Verma