Obama Names Berwick Replacement

Obama Names Berwick Replacement

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