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Confirmation decision on Tavenner at CMS comes at crucial time
Modern Healthcare

The agency overseeing implementation of most of the 2010 healthcare overhaul may finally be getting a confirmed leader, and it comes at a critical time for that complex effort and the future of Medicare and Medicaid. Acting CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner’s April 9 confirmation hearing as CMS administrator puts her on course to become its first Senate-approved leader in more than six years.