CHA News Article

Senate Confirms Marilyn Tavenner as CMS Administrator
CHA applauds the confirmation

By a vote of 91-7, Marilyn Tavenner was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Tavenner has been serving as acting administrator since December 2011 and is the first confirmed administrator for the agency since 2006. CHA applauds the confirmation of Tavenner, a former nurse and hospital executive, who has provided outstanding leadership in her role as acting administrator. CHA looks forward to working with Tavenner on the issues important to California’s hospitals and health systems.