WASHINGTON -- With a Senate committee vote in her favor Tuesday morning, Marilyn Tavenner moved a step closer to becoming the first confirmed administrator that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has had in 7 years.
The Senate Finance Committee voted by a simple vote of yeas and nays with no recorded individual vote. Tavenner must next be confirmed by the full Senate, but a time frame on that vote is unclear.
The American Medical Association urged a swift confirmation from the full body, calling Tavenner the right candidate for the job.
Read the full story here: http://bit.ly/12gRyNi