Don Berwick

Berwick: I'm against rationing healthcare

Dr. Donald Berwick, the new administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Monday said he is against rationing healthcare. His critics for the last several months have accused him of wanting to do just that.

Healthcare law to save Medicare $8 billion by 2012, CMS says

Provisions in the healthcare reform law will help save Medicare nearly $8 billion by the end of 2012, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said Monday in a report.

Republicans continue to oppose Berwick

Don Berwick, the new administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, still is taking flak from Republicans over his recess appointment and his views on the British healthcare system. But the Harvard professor of pediatrics and health care policy is preparing to answer his critics, according to news reports.

President renominates Berwick for CMS administrator

President Obama renominated Don Berwick Monday for the job of administrator at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. That was just one week after Berwick assume the role through a presidential recess appointment.

AAHSA praises Berwick recess appointment

AAHSA praises Berwick recess appointment

The American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging applauded President Obama's appointment Wednesday of Don Berwick to the top spot at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

A vacancy that needed filling

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President Obama has made another recess appointment—this one with big implications for long-term care.

Berwick fails to make list of Senate-approved nominees

Don Berwick, President Obama's nominee for the top job at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, was not on a list of federal nominees approved by the Senate Tuesday morning.

Lawmakers playing nice? Ha! April Fools'!

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It's April Fish Day again, and I think we could all use a little bit of levity.

Rumors swirl about possible nominees to head Medicare, Medicaid office

Rumors swirl about possible nominees to head Medicare, Medicaid office

In the hours leading up to President Obama's first State of the Union address Wednesday night, Washington was abuzz with a rumor that the president would soon unveil his nominee for the top job at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.