Reports: Biden to Nominate Chiquita Brooks-LaSure as CMS Admin

According to reports, President Joe Biden will select Chiquita Brooks-LaSure to be the next administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the largest component of the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), with ten offices around the country, more than 6000 employees, and over $1 trillion in annual expenditures. CMS has…

CMS issues Final Non-Discrimination Regulations

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) of the┬áCenters for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a final rule┬ásignificantly revising the non-discrimination regulations that implemented Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Section 1557 builds on long-standing and familiar Federal civil rights laws: Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX…