NAHC supports the re-nomination of Marilyn Tavenner, former home care nurse, as Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
February 5, 2013 05:43 PM
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Barbara D. Woolley
National Association for Home Care & Hospice
Washington, D.C. (February 8, 2013) – Val J. Halamandaris, president of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) released the following statement about the re-nomination of Marilyn Tavenner to the post of Administrator of CMS.
“We commend the Obama Administration for the re-nomination of Marilyn Tavenner to be Administrator of CMS. Ms. Tavenner brought her wealth of health care experience as a former home care nurse, health care executive and government official at the state level to the position over the past year. 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.