NAHC supports the nomination of Marilyn Tavenner, former home care nurse, as Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
November 30, 2011 03:46 PM
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Barbara D. Woolley
National Association for Home Care & Hospice
WASHINGTON D.C. (Nov. 30, 2011) – Val J. Halamandaris, president of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) released the following statement about the nomination of deputy Marilyn Tavenner to the post of Administrator of CMS.
“We commend the Obama Administration for the nomination of Marilyn Tavenner to be Administrator of CMS. Ms. Tavenner brings a wealth of health care experience as a former home care nurse, health care executive and government official at the state level. 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 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 each year to some 12 million Americans who are aged, disabled and ill. Along with its advocacy, NAHC is committed to excellence in every respect and provides information to help its members maintain the highest quality of care. To learn more about NAHC, visit www.nahc.org.