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  •  The job is still more about insurance than health (5+ / 0-)

    Public health policy isn't the ground that policy and implementation of ACA is going to be fought on over the next couple of years.  It's going to be more about actuarial issues and budgeting, management and riding herd on the insurance industry.  That, and selling the idea that government can help the health delivery industries rather than simply get in the way.  I see what the White House is thinking, here.  Don't know that pushing the role of the HHS Secretary behind the curtain rather than finding someone that is good in public forums is the way to go, but... .

    •  I think knowledge of insurance and ability to pick (1+ / 0-)
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      eztempo

      the right computer company and keep on top of it along with administrative skills would be the most important qualifications.

      Choosing the right people for the right jobs to cleanly mesh the entire broad scope of ACA was a massive task.

      It’s the Supreme Court, stupid! Followed by: It's always the Supreme Court! Progressives will win only when we convince a majority that they, too, are Progressive.

      by auapplemac on Thu Apr 10, 2014 at 06:08:19 PM PDT

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