Following Fridays resignation of Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, President Barack Obama named Sylvia Mathews Burwell, currently director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, to succeed her, a move being met with mixed reaction from the benefits industry.
Burwell was confirmed just last year as director of OMB and is well-received across party lines, which is largely expected to speed her confirmation as HHS Secretary, despite contentious partisan wrangling over HHS implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
Register or login for access to this item and much more
All Employee Benefit Adviser content is archived after seven days.
Community members receive:
- All recent and archived articles
- Conference offers and updates
- A full menu of enewsletter options
- Web seminars, white papers, ebooks
Already have an account? Log In
Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access