WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CAPG President and CEO Donald Crane issued the following statement on President-elect Donald Trump’s nominations for two key healthcare leadership positions in his administration:
“CAPG looks forward to working with Dr. Tom Price in the role of Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. With his background as a practicing physician and his experience in state and federal government, he brings the expertise and knowledge needed to advance the U.S. healthcare system.
“President-Elect Trump also announced the selection of Seema Verma to head up the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). We look forward to collaborating with Ms. Verma to continue advancing Medicare and Medicaid to meet the challenges of the future.
“CAPG welcomes the opportunity to work with Dr. Price and Ms. Verma to advance risk-based coordinated care and to strengthen the healthcare delivery system for the future.”
CAPG is the nation’s leading professional association for accountable physician groups, composed of more than 250 medical groups and independent practice associations (IPAs) across 41 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. CAPG members operate under a capitated, coordinated care model that is the essence of the nation’s health reform movement from volume to value. Learn more at http://capg.org.