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AMA News Room

May 15, 2013

AMA Applauds Confirmation of CMS Administrator Tavenner

For immediate release:
May 15, 2013

Statement attributable to:
Jeremy Lazarus, MD
President, American Medical Association

“The American Medical Association (AMA) is very pleased that the Senate has confirmed Marilyn Tavenner as administrator of CMS. As acting administrator, she has demonstrated her ability to be a capable and effective leader. We look forward to continuing to work with the administrator to strengthen the Medicare system to improve health outcomes for patients and the practice environment for physicians.”

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Heather Lasher Todd
AMA Media Relations
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Heather.Lasher.Todd@ama-assn.org

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