NAHC Statement on the Confirmation of Sylvia Mathews Burwell as Secretary of HHS
June 5, 2014 03:40 PM
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Barbara D. Woolley
National Association for Home Care & Hospice
WASHINGTON D.C. (June 5, 2014) – Val J. Halamandaris, president of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) released the following statement on the confirmation of Sylvia Mathews Burwell to the post of Secretary of Health and Human Services.
“NAHC is pleased that Sylvia Mathews Burwell has been confirmed as Secretary of HHS. She brings a wealth of health care and budget experience from her previous work in both the private and public sectors. She will be an outstanding secretary, and the home care and hospice industry looks forward to working with her to provide high-quality health care in America.”
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.