The Senate has approved the nomination of Seema Verma to be CMS Administrator on a vote of 55 to 43. In other nomination news, President Trump has nominated Scott Gottlieb to be Commissioner of Food and Drugs. Dr. Gottlieb is a physician, resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and venture capital firm partner who previously served as Deputy Commissioner for Medical and Scientific Affairs at the FDA. The President has also named Eric D. Hargan to serve as Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services. Mr. Hargan previously served in various posts at HHS, including Deputy General Counsel and Acting Deputy Secretary, and currently is an attorney in private practice.