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Obama’s CMS nominee Slavitt could face rough road to confirmation
Modern Healthcare

President Barack Obama has nominated Andrew Slavitt as administrator of the CMS, the position he has held on an interim basis since Marilyn Tavenner stepped down in February.

As administrator, Slavitt oversees day-to-day decisions regarding implementation of the Affordable Care Act, Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, payment and delivery reform, healthcare fraud and improving health outcomes.