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Biden picks new Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services administrator

“President Joe Biden will nominate seasoned Democratic health policy broker Chiquita Brooks-LaSure to helm the trillion-dollar Medicare and Medicaid agency. Brooks-LaSure, an Obama administration veteran who oversaw implementation of Obamacare, if confirmed will play a leading role in crafting Biden’s plans to expand on the health care law…”

During the Obama administration, Brooks-LaSure was deputy director at a top CMS office overseeing the health insurance markets. She had previously helped enforce Obamacare insurance reforms at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and worked on parts of Obamacare during the law’s drafting as a health staffer on the House Ways and Means Committee. Read Politico’s article.