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Senate finance panel backs Tavenner to head CMS
Modern Healthcare

The Senate Finance Committee voted Tuesday to advance Marilyn Tavenner’s nomination to be CMS administrator, clearing the way for a Senate vote. Fourteen bipartisan members of the panel gave voice vote approval to her nomination. “This committee will work with Mrs. Tavenner, as she will work with us because the challenges facing CMS are daunting,” said Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.), chairman of the Finance Committee.