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Marilyn Tavenner to Depart CMS in February

Marilyn Tavenner, head of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, will leave the agency in February and be succeeded in the interim by Principal Deputy Administrator Andrew Slavitt, the Huffington Post and other media outlets reported Friday. The Huffington Post, which first published the news of the impending transition, says Slavitt …

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Jeffrey Zients to Lead Healthcare.gov Tech Panel

The White House has enlisted computer experts from public and private sector organizations to help address technical issues on the federally-run health insurance exchange site Healthcare.gov, USA Today reported Wednesday. Kelly Kennedy writes Jeffrey Zients, formerly acting director of the Office of Management and Budget, will lead the technical support …

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Sally Howard Named FDA Policy Deputy Commissioner

Sally Howard, chief of staff at the Department of Health and Human Services for two years, will move over to the Food and Drug Administration and serve as deputy policy commissioner, Federal News Radio reports. Citing an internal email, Michael O’Connell writes Howard will be responsible for helping the commissioner …

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HHS Announces New $1.5B Insurance Exchange Funding Round

The Department of Health and Human Services is awarding 11 states $1.5 billion in grants to continue developing health insurance exchanges under the Affordable Care Act, HHS said Thursday. California, Delaware, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina, Oregon and Vermont will receive the Exchange Establishment Grants to …

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