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Acting CMS Head Andy Slavitt Nominated for Full-Time Post

Andy Slavitt, principal deputy administrator of the Department of Health and Human Services‘ Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, has received the White House nomination for the CMS leadership role. Slavitt has led CMS in an acting capacity since March 2015, the White House said Thursday. Before joining CMS, Slavitt held healthcare leadership …

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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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