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White House-Congress Budget Standoff Continues; John Boehner Comments

President Barack Obama and key lawmakers did not reach a compromise to end the federal government shutdown during a White House summit held Wednesday, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Congressional leaders held to their positions on the budget and healthcare law during the hour-long talks, according to the report by Richard Rubin, …

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IRS Chief: Agency Ready for New Health Law, Budget

The Internal Revenue Service commissioner told a House subcommittee Wednesday that the agency needs additional funds to make up for spending and personnel cuts over the past two years. IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman told the House Appropriations financial services and general government subcommittee that the agency will use $639.3 million in …

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HHS CIO Carleton to Retire Next Month

HHS CIO Michael Carleton, Photo: CIO.gov Michael Carleton, chief information officer of the Department of Health and Human Services, will retire at the end of next month, FedScoop reports. As HHS CIO, a position he has had since 2007, Carleton also holds the title of deputy assistant secretary for information …

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CMS Unveils Major IT Overhaul

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released a plan to overhaul its IT systems to both bring it more squarely into the health IT future and to comply with mandates set out in last year’s healthcare reform law. The 73-page plan, aims to modernize the agency’s data systems, while …

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