Breaking News: CMS Chief Marilyn Tavenner to Step Down

Last Friday it was announced the current head of CMS Marilyn Tavenner is to resign at the end of February.  By all indications, she had bipartisan support from both sides of the aisle but she seems to have been caught up in the politics surrounding the troubled healthcare.gov rollout back in October of 2013.

CMS’ #2 administrator Andrew Slavitt is slated to step in until a replacement is found and undergoes the confirmation process.

 

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