02 Mar Obama taps Sebelius for HHS secretary in push for healthcare IT
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama announced Monday he has tapped Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius for Department of Health and Human Services secretary and Nancy Ann DeParle as Director of the White House Office for Health Reform.
If Sebelius is confirmed by the Senate, she would help interpret and implement healthcare IT provisions in the new American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. She would also face the daunting task of managing a huge influx of healthcare IT funding provided in the law, along with pressing healthcare reform plans underway by the White House and on Capitol Hill.
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