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Senate confirms Tavenner as CMS administrator


WASHINGTON – In a rare display of bipartisanship, the U.S. Senate confirmed Marilyn Tavenner as the first full-fledged administrator for CMS since 2006, according to multiple reports. Senators voted 91-7 to back President Barack Obama’s nominee.

Senate panel backs Tavenner nomination


WASHINGTON – Marilyn Tavenner, Barack Obama’s nominee to oversee CMS, received the unanimous backing of the Senate Finance Committee Tuesday, according an article from Reuters.

Healthcare reform: Moving fast?

Thursday, July 16, 2009

The Associated Press reports that the Ways and Means and Education and Labor committees expect to vote on the House's healthcare reform bill today.