Press Release

Statement on the Nomination of Andy Slavitt as Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services


Rich Umbdenstock
President and CEO
American Hospital Association

July 9, 2015

The American Hospital Association (AHA) applauds the nomination of Andy Slavitt to serve as administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). He has a deep understanding of the U.S. health care system and a commitment to improving patient care. We believe Andy’s proven leadership in the public and private sectors speaks to the ongoing contributions he will make at CMS.


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