FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 19, 2010
AARP Media Relations, 202-434-2560, email@example.com
AARP Statement on Nomination of Dr. Donald Berwick to Head Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
WASHINGTON — AARP Executive Vice President John Rother released this statement following today’s announcement of President Obama nominating Dr. Donald Berwick to head the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services:
“The nomination of Dr. Berwick comes at an important time as the Administration begins implementing health reforms that add new benefits to Medicare while protecting the access of older Americans to their doctors and hospitals. Dr. Berwick’s expertise on health care innovation and his dedication to quality improvement and patient safety would benefit the millions of low-income and older Americans served by Medicare and Medicaid.”
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