Report: Obama to name Berwick head of CMSNews added by ProWEB Media on March 29, 2010
Gary Linnell

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Joined: December 27, 2005

President Barack Obama is expected to name Dr. Donald Berwick to run Medicare and Medicaid, according to the Washington Post.

Berwick is a pediatrician and Harvard professor who also heads the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, a nonprofit organization that works to improve health care quality, improve dangerous medication and other errors, and make the health care system more efficient and effective.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) provides health coverage to approximately 33 percent of all Americans.

According to the anonymous administration official cited, the appointment will be made in the near future.
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