Statement on the Resignation of Kathleen Sebelius Secretary of HHS
April 14, 2014 03:43 PM
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Barbara D. Woolley
National Association for Home Care & Hospice
WASHINGTON D.C. (April 11, 2014) – Val J. Halamandaris, President of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC), released the following statement on the resignation of Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.
“We commend HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius for her many years of service and leadership that have led to improvement in the quality of life for all Americans. Kathleen Sebelius is an extraordinary, caring person whose contributions and professionalism have gone largely unrecognized. She deserves our thanks and applause. She will be much missed, especially by Americans who work in the healing arts.”
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.