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Sebelius defends Medicare nominee

Wall Street Journal, June 4, 2010

Health secretary Kathleen Sebelius rejected criticism of the Obama administration's nominee to run Medicare and Medicaid, saying Republicans were being unfair to Donald Berwick and she was confident he would be confirmed. Berwick, a Harvard pediatrician and health-quality advocate, has come under attack from Republicans over his ties to Britain's national health system and past writings about how to make healthcare more efficient.