President Obama has choosen Marilyn Tavenner, a nurse and former hospital executive, to run CMS, the agency overseeing Medicare and Medicaid. Dr. Donald Benwick, who is currently adminstering CMS, announced he would step down December 2nd. As a reccess appointment, his appointment would have expireed December 31st.
Read more at Kaiser Health News: http://www.kaiserhealthnews.org/Stories/2011/November/23/tavenner.aspx
Posted on Mon, November 28, 2011
by Patricia Christensen