NAHC Statement on the Confirmation of Marilyn Tavenner as Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
May 16, 2013 12:55 PM
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Barbara D. Woolley
National Association for Home Care & Hospice
WASHINGTON D.C. (May 16, 2013) – Val J. Halamandaris, president of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) released the following statement about the confirmation of Marilyn Tavenner to the post of Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
“The National Association for Home Care & Hospice is pleased that Marilyn Tavenner has been confirmed as Administrator of CMS. Ms. Tavenner brought her wealth of health care experience as a nurse, health care executive and government official at the state level to the position.
During this critical time in our nation’s history as Congress debates the health care system including the Medicare and Medicaid programs, we look forward to Ms. Tavenner’s continued leadership at CMS.”
The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) is a nonprofit organization that represents the nation’s 33,000 home care and hospice organizations. NAHC also advocates for the more than two million nurses, therapists, aides and other caregivers employed by such organizations to provide in-home services to some 12 million Americans each year who are infirm, chronically ill, and disabled. Along with its advocacy, NAHC provides information to help its members provide the highest quality of care and is committed to excellence in every respect. To learn more about NAHC, visit www.nahc.org.