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Blum Latest Leader to Exit HHS
Health Leaders Media

In its third high-level departure this spring, HHS has announced the resignation of Jonathan Blum, principal deputy administrator at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Blum, a former Office of Management and Budget program analyst, was the White House’s first political appointee at CMS, serving as director of the Center for Medicare from 2009 to 2013. As principal deputy administrator over the past year, he concentrated on payment reform and cost reduction efforts across the agency.