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).
Nancy-Ann DeParle's Posts
- July 24, 2012 at 5:39 PM EDT
A new report from the Congressional Budget Office affirms that repealing the health care law would deny tax credits for millions of middle class families and result in higher deficits and fewer Americans with insurance.
- June 28, 2012 at 1:23 PM EDT
The Supreme Court upholds the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act – the health reform law President Obama signed two years ago, ensuring hard-working, middle class families will get the security they deserve and protecting every American from the worst insurance company abuses.
- June 5, 2012 at 10:13 AM EDT
Two insurers in California will pay out more than $50 million in rebates to nearly 1 million customers statewide later this summer
- May 8, 2012 at 2:00 PM EDT
A new infographic highlights the Obama Administration’s anti-fraud efforts, which recovered $4.1 billion in taxpayer dollars last year and have resulted in an increase in prosecutions: the number of individuals charged with fraud increased from 797 in fiscal year 2008 to 1,430 in fiscal year 2011 – a more than 75 percent increase.
- March 22, 2012 at 12:42 PM EDT
Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, Nathan - whose son Thomas has a chronic illness -- is no longer haunted by worries like, what's going to happen if I lose my job? What's going to happen when Thomas hits his lifetime cap? How will we survive?
- February 29, 2012 at 7:00 AM EDT
Under health reform, we will reward doctors and hospitals that focus on spending time with patients, that better coordinate care, and that improve the quality of care patients are receiving while lowering costs
- February 21, 2012 at 10:18 AM EDT
President Obama's Executive Order directing action to prevent and reduce prescription drug shortages is working: The Food and Drug Administration has prevented114 drug shortages so far.
- February 1, 2012 at 10:32 AM EDT
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today announced that average premiums for Medicare Advantage enrollees in 2012 are 7 percent lower compared to last year, exceeding the 4 percent decrease that was projected in September. Since the Affordable Care Act was enacted, premiums have gone down by nearly 16 percent.
- January 19, 2012 at 5:26 PM EDT
Millions of Americans continue to reap benefits, not higher health insurance costs, thanks to the The Affordable Care Act, passed one year ago today.
- January 18, 2012 at 10:26 AM EDT
A new report finds 28 states have taken important steps toward establishing a key component of health care reform—Affordable Insurance Exchanges