WASHINGTON, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Karen Ignagni, President and CEO of America's Health Insurance Plans, issued the following statement today in response to the President's nomination of Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius to be Secretary of Health and Human Services and the appointment of Nancy-Ann DeParle to head the White House Office for Health Reform:
"Today the President is putting in place a team that is ready on day one to provide the leadership necessary to achieve health care reform. Governor Sebelius is the right person to move the President's health care agenda forward. She is a proven leader with extensive knowledge of health care issues and a long history of working effectively across the political aisle. As a former CMS administrator, Nancy-Ann DeParle brings considerable experience and a strong track record working on all of the health care issues facing the nation.
"Reforming the health care system requires strong leadership and a commitment by all stakeholders to be a part of the solution. Health plans are committed to doing our part by offering proposals that ensure every American has high-quality, affordable health care coverage."
America's Health Insurance Plans - Providing Health Benefits to More Than 200 Million Americans
|SOURCE America's Health Insurance Plans|
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved