AMA Supports Marilyn Tavenner for CMS Administrator
For immediate release:
Nov. 28, 2011
Statement attributable to:
Peter W. Carmel, MD
President, American Medical Association
"The American Medical Association supports the nomination of Marilyn Tavenner for CMS administrator. We have worked extensively with her in her role as deputy administrator, and she has been fair, knowledgeable and open to dialogue. With all the changes and challenges facing the Medicare and Medicaid programs, CMS needs stable leadership, and Marilyn Tavenner has the skills and experience to provide it."
Director, AMA Media Relations