Trump Admin Makes It Easier to Avoid Obamacare Penalty

Pictured: Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

ㅤ"The Trump administration issued new guidance Wednesday that makes it easier for Americans to opt out of having health insurance this year and not be penalized via the individual mandate.
ㅤThe tax cuts law that was passed in December 2017 got rid of the individual mandate starting in 2019. For this year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will allow people to claim a ‘hardship exemption’ on their 2018 tax returns and avoid paying the penalty for not having insurance — without having to provide documentation."

Full story at Newsmax, image from axios(.com). Posted on 9/13/18. See "seema verma, obamacare, conservative, politics."

Seema Verma previews Medicare agenda

Pictured: Seema Verma

ㅤ”The CMS administrator on Thursday offered a high-level preview of upcoming Medicare payment regulations, with an eye toward ensuring ‘sustainability of the program,’ Verma told POLITICO’s Rachana Pradhan and other reporters.”

Full story at Politico, image from politico(.com) – 3/23/18. Tags: seema verma, medicare, aca, medicaid. 𑗉

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