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CMS Seeks CIO & Enterprise Info Office Director

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services looks for a professional who can concurrently serve as chief information officer and director of the Office of Enterprise Information at CMS. CMS said in a USAJobs notice posted Wednesday that the CIO is responsible for technology required to deliver Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program and HealthCare.gov. …

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David Nelson Takes NRC CIO Role

David Nelson, former chief information officer of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, has been appointed to a similar role at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. He has managed CMS’ $2.6 billion information technology portfolio as well as helped facilitate efforts to fix the Healthcare.gov website and led the development of technology backbone for the Medicare claims processing system, NRS said Monday. …

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GAO Finds Security Loopholes in CMS Healthcare.gov Systems

The Government Accountability Office has identified several vulnerabilities in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ technical controls for systems that support the federal health insurance marketplace. GAO said Wednesday it found insufficient administrator privilege restriction, inconsistent security patch implementation and insecure administrative network configuration for Healthcare.gov supporting systems and the Federal …

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Rick Holgate: Gov’t-Industry Dialogue Evolved After 2013 Sequestration, Shutdown

Rick Holgate, outgoing president of the American Council of Technology, believes dialogue between government and industry has evolved beyond fiscal year 2013’s sequestration and government shutdown events, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Michael O’Connell writes Holgate — chief information officer for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives — noted ACT has updated its approach …

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OMB Director Sylvia Mathews Burwell Confirmed as HHS Secretary

Sylvia Mathews Burwell, director of the Office of Management and Budget, has been confirmed as the new health and human services secretary in a 78-17 bipartisan vote, the Associated Press reported Thursday. Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar writes Burwell is facing some remaining concerns with the Department of Health and Human Services‘ HealthCare.gov …

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