The Hill: Health Officials Prepare Budget Defenses
This week brings a full schedule as top federal health officials head for Capitol Hill to defend their 2014 budget requests. The Senate Finance Committee is also expected to approve Marilyn Tavenner, President Obama’s choice to lead the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which would send her nomination to the full Senate (Viebeck, 4/15).
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