US Health Official Marilyn Tavenner to Step Down – Wall Street Journal

Posted: Friday, January 16, 2015

Marilyn Tavenner, the top official at the U.S. agency overseeing the troubled rollout of the health law and the Medicare insurance program for the elderly, is leaving her post in February, agency officials confirmed Friday.

Ms. Tavenner will be replaced as administrator at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services by Andy Slavitt, who will ultimately need Senate confirmation if he is to become a permanent replacement. As a top…


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