Seema verma born september 27 1970 is an american health policy consultant and since march 2017 administrator of the centers for medicare medicaid services serving in the trump administration she is the founder and previous ceo of svc inc a health policy consulting firm. Seema verma allegedly took the jewelry to a speech and they were stolen from an suv.
Seema verma the.
Seema verma jewelry. Seema verma who runs the centers for medicare and medicaid services filed a 47 000 claim for lost property on aug. She tried to reach for 47 000 but hhs secretary seema verma was ultimately only reimbursed 2 852 40 a story which is just coming to light now via politico. Seema verma filed a claim for jewelry worth 43 000 that was apparently stolen from her rented suv during a work trip to san francisco.
President donald trump s official in charge of medicare and medicaid seema verma came under fire after politico reported saturday that she submitted a 47 000 claim for reimbursement on the taxpayers dime for stolen. By hayley miller a top department of health and human services official is facing backlash after she asked taxpayers to reimburse her for jewelry and other items stolen with her luggage during a work trip last. During her tenure as administrator of the centers for medicare medicaid services the hhs inspector general.
A top trump health appointee requested that taxpayers cover roughly 47 000 worth of jewelry and other luxury items that were stolen as she traveled for work politico reported. Centers for medicare and medicaid services cms head seema verma filed a claim for the government to reimburse her for 47 000 in personal belongings stolen during a work trip according to documents. 20 2018 after her bags were stolen while she was giving a speech in san.
Seema verma is one of many trump pence officials whose experience comes mostly from dismantling the very programs that she was appointed by the president to run. A wealthy corporate health care consultant who made millions of dollars helping former indiana governor mike pence dismantle medicaid in the state verma has led the centers for medicare and medicaid services cms nationwide since 2017. Hhs ultimately reimbursed her 2 852 40 was for roughly 43 000 worth of jewelry.
In 2018 seema verma spent 2 933 on a girls night according to a 17 month investigation by congressional democrats but it isn t the worst of her claims. Seema verma the administrator of the centers for medicare and medicaid services requested that taxpayers reimburse her for 47 000 of stolen property including more than 40 000 of jewelry.