; Blue Cross And Blue Shield Association Applauds Confirmation Of Marilyn Tavenner To Head CMS
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Blue Cross And Blue Shield Association Applauds Confirmation Of Marilyn Tavenner To Head CMS

May 15, 2013

WASHINGTON – Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association president and CEO, Scott P. Serota, issued the following statement today in response to the Senate’s confirmation of Marilyn Tavenner to head the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services:

“We applaud today’s confirmation of Marilyn Tavenner as CMS Administrator.  Her leadership, extensive experience and strong knowledge of the healthcare system are huge assets in tackling our nation’s healthcare challenges moving forward.  Administrator Tavenner passionately shares our goal of ensuring that all Americans have access to the high quality, affordable care they deserve.  We congratulate her on her confirmation and look forward to continuing to work with her, other Administration officials and Members of Congress to achieve that goal.”
 

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