Senate Finance Confirms HHS Officials Unanimously, But Dem To Withhold Support On Floor
The Senate Finance Panel confirmed Matthew Bassett, a former executive with dialysis firm DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., to serve as US HHS Deputy Secretary, and Robert P. Charrow as HHS general counsel by unanimous vote on Sept. 7. But the committee's Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., says he will oppose the nominees on the floor because HHS has not responded to his oversight requests related to the Healthcare.gov website.
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