; Blue Cross And Blue Shield Association Applauds Confirmation Of Sylvia Mathews Burwell
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Blue Cross And Blue Shield Association Applauds Confirmation Of Sylvia Mathews Burwell

June 5, 2014

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 Sylvia Mathews Burwell to head the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS):

“We applaud today’s confirmation of Sylvia Mathews Burwell as the new Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Her extensive management and budgetary expertise, as well as her strong leadership skills, are assets that will serve her well as she leads HHS in meeting our nation’s healthcare challenges in the coming years. We congratulate Ms. Burwell on her confirmation and look forward to working with her, other Administration officials and Members of Congress to achieve our shared goal of ensuring that all Americans have access to high-quality, affordable care.”