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CMS, FDA Chiefs Must Reorganize Agencies, Ax Redundant Missions

March 14, 2017
Newly confirmed CMS chief Seema Verma and FDA chief-nominee Scott Gottlieb, if confirmed, face immediate orders from the White House to craft plans to reorganize their agencies to improve efficiency, shift functions to the states or local governments, and merge or shut down any functions for which costs aren't justified by public benefits or are redundant with work of other agencies. The White House ordered federal agencies to send reorganization plans in 180 days to the Office of Management and...

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