Sharon Grace
Vice President, Public Relations
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March 13, 2017

AMGA’s Donald W. Fisher Extends Congratulations to Seema Verma on Her Confirmation to Serve as CMS Administrator

Alexandria, VA – Donald W. Fisher, Ph.D., CAE, AMGA president and chief executive officer, released the following statement in response to the Senate’s confirmation of Seema Verma as administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS): 

 “AMGA congratulates Seema Verma on her confirmation to become the administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. She has extensive experience in working with policymakers to transform state Medicaid programs. We are eager to work with her on continuing the transition from fee-for-service payments to a system that promotes value. AMGA members are focused on providing quality health care to their 130 million patients, and we look forward to working with policymakers like Ms. Verma to empower our members to continue to advance high performance health.” 

About AMGA
AMGA is a trade association leading the transformation of health care in America. Representing multispecialty medical groups and integrated systems of care, we advocate, educate, and empower our members to deliver the next level of high performance health. AMGA is the national voice promoting awareness of medical groups’ recognized excellence in the delivery of coordinated, high-quality, cost-effective care. More than 175,000 physicians practice in our member organizations, delivering care to one in three Americans. For more information,