Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Obama uses recess appointment for Medicare chief

Obama uses recess appointment for Medicare chief

President Barack Obama appointed health expert Donald Berwick on Wednesday to run the Medicare¬† and Medicaid programs that provide care to seniors and the poor, bypassing the Senate¬† to fill a key job over Republican¬† objections. Obama had nominated Berwick in April to run the vast federal medical programs but his Senate confirmation was held […]