In This Issue:
Implementation of the Affordable Care Act; Other HHS and Federal Regulatory Initiatives; Other Congressional and State Initiatives; Other Health Care News; and Hearings and Mark-Ups Scheduled.
Excerpt from Implementation of the Affordable Care Act -
On April 24th Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) put a hold on the nomination of Marilyn Tavenner to be Administrator at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). A spokeswoman for Senator Harkin highlighted concerns with the Obama Administration’s transferal of resources from the Public Health and Prevention Fund to pay for implementation of the ACA. The Senate Finance Committee had advanced Tavenner’s nomination on a unanimous voice vote.
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