Category Archives: Tavenner BS

DONALD BERWICK’S REPLACEMENT, MARILYN TAVENNER, IS A WOMAN WITH A PAST

In today’s American Spectator, I discuss the interesting past of the woman Obama has nominated to replace Donald Berwick at CMS. During the President’s first address before a joint session of Congress he made the following pledge: We will root out the waste, fraud, and abuse in our Medicare program that doesn’t make our seniors [...]

AN HCA EXEC TO RUN CMS?

Now that Donald Berwick has resigned, President Obama has nominated Marilyn Tavenner to replace him as Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). One wonders if she’ll get the Rick Scott treatment. What, you ask, is Catron raving about now? Well, Rick Scott once ran a company called Hospital Corporation of America [...]