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Erica Teichert

News Editor

Erica Teichert assigns, edits and directs news coverage for Modern Healthcare’s website and magazine. She previously served as the publication’s New York bureau chief and legal reporter. Before joining Modern Healthcare in 2016, she worked at Law360 as legal newswire’s first D.C. bureau chief after three years as a court reporter covering the U.S. Supreme Court, D.C. Circuit and other federal courts and agencies. Prior to that, she worked as an associate editor for FierceMarkets. She has a bachelor's degree in communications with a print journalism emphasis from Brigham Young University.

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton

Judge strikes down ACA as unconstitutional

December 14, 2018

A federal judge in Texas on Friday struck down the Affordable Care Act as unconstitutional, ruling that the law's individual mandate could not be severed from the rest of President Barack Obama's landmark healthcare law. The White House says the ACA will stand during the appeals process.

CMS Administrator Seema Verma

CMS hands states more power for waiver process

October 22, 2018

In a dramatic overhaul of the current 1332 waiver process, the CMS said state legislatures will no longer have to approve waiver plans. Instead, governors will be able to take action on their own. The agency also changed how it will evaluate waivers.


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