Ernst Calls on VA Secretary for Rationale Behind Use of Outdated and Duplicative Scheduling Program

 U.S. Senator Joni Ernst, a combat veteran, today sent a letter to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary David Shulkin about the department’s recent decision to move ahead on the VA’s own internal medical scheduling software program. This move results in the VA juggling four duplicative scheduling programs all at once, which could negatively […]

EpiPen Misclassification; Grassley Receives Commitment from CMS Nominee to Provide Documentation

Sen. Chuck Grassley welcomed an expression of concern and a commitment to produce records on the misclassification of EpiPen under the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program from Seema Verma, nominee to serve as administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).  Grassley has pressed CMS for documentation and answers on why EpiPen was misclassified, resulting in […]