Nancy-Ann DeParle, one of the nation’s leading experts on health care and regulatory issues, served as Assistant to the President and Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy.
As commissioner of the Department of Human Services in Tennessee, she saw firsthand the health care system’s impact on workers and families. In the Clinton Administration, DeParle handled budget matters for federal health care programs, and took on the tremendous task of managing Medicare and Medicaid as the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a new report outlining some of the steps our Administration has taken to strengthen the Medicare program, save money and improve the quality of care for our seniors.
Learn more about health care cost growth and the Independent Payment Advisory Board
As the Affordable Care Act turns a year old, Americans are experiencing lower health care costs, better quality coverage, and new coverage options.
The President signed important legislation into law to help strengthen Medicare.
Learn more about the Affordable Care Act and efforts to stop unreasonable health insurance premium increases.
Nancy-Ann DeParle, Director of the White House Office of Health Reform, looks at the Affordable Care Act in light of the new Census numbers.
Nancy-Ann DeParle discusses the new National Health Expenditures report.
A new report released today demonstrates how the Affordable Care Act is helping to reduce costs and make Medicare stronger. These savings will extend the life of the Medicare Trust Fund by 12 additional years – the biggest extension ever – and help preserve Medicare for generations to come.
For too long, too many Americans with pre-existing conditions were left out of the health insurance marketplace. Health insurance companies could charge these Americans more or simply refuse to cover them. But thanks to the Affordable Care Act, the health care system will no longer leave out the people who need care the most.
As part of the Affordable Care Act, new guidance for health insurance plans was released today to help ensure children get the high-quality care they need.