CMS Leadership moves continue as part of transition

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CHANGES AFOOT AT CMS - January 18, 2017, By David Pittman - Excerpt from Politico Morning eHealth

“…CHANGES AFOOT AT CMS: Patrick Conway will serve as acting administrator when CMS political appointees leave on Friday, according to an email obtained by POLITICO. Liz Richter will serve as acting principal deputy. Amy Bassano will take over as acting director of the CMS Innovation Center with Arrah Tabe-Bedward serving as deputy…”


Shantanu Agrawal, now former Deputy Administrator at CMS takes on new role as President and CEO of the National Quality Forum - link here (source:

G2X TAKE: Most of these moves are expected to be temporary and short term until the transition gets underway, but it also worth noting as transition efforts don’t always run as smoothly as a new administration might hope. (see Tom Daschle)

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