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Will there be a 'real' CMS administrator soon? It's looking so

Will there be a 'real' CMS administrator soon? It's looking so

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If you're a gambling person, it looks like the odds just got a whole lot better for Marilyn Tavenner becoming the next administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. That's the person who manages the main funding streams of long-term care in the United States.

Berwick supporters urge Obama, Senate to hold confirmation hearings

Embattled Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Donald Berwick received a shot of support recently from a number of high-profile colleagues in the medical field, according to news sources.

Obama renominates Berwick to head CMS, contentious hearings promised

Obama renominates Berwick to head CMS, contentious hearings promised

President Obama announced Wednesday that he has renominated Donald Berwick to head the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, six months after naming him chief during a Congressional recess. The first time, Obama bypassed what promised to be contentious Senate confirmation hearings. But this week's move is expected to put Berwick back on the hot seat with many lawmakers.

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