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BREAKING: Brooks-LaSure approved as permanent CMS head

Chiquita Brooks-LaSure was confirmed as administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services by the U.S. Senate Tuesday morning. Her nomination was approved 55-44 with four yes votes from Republicans, Sens. Roy Blunt (MO), Richard Burr (NC), Jerry Moran (KS) and Lisa Murkowski (AK).

Brooks-LaSure faces fireworks-free confirmation hearing; CMS nominee hints at permanent telehealth waivers

An extension of telehealth flexibilities beyond the COVID-19 pandemic is likely if President Joe Biden’s nomination to lead the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is confirmed.  Chiquita Brooks-LaSure expressed her support for permanently adopting telehealth coverage waivers while testifying Thursday at a nomination hearing before the Senate Finance committee. “This pandemic has given us…

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