Health Secretary nominee and Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius is to be in front of the Senate Finance Committee today after spending Tuesday discussing amendments to some of her tax returns. She is expected to tell the senators that she plans to overhaul Medicaid and Medicare to focus on disease prevention and primary care. According to the WSJ Health Blog, she says that she wants to use "technology to better align Medicare and Medicaid payments with quality care" if she's confirmed. The NYT Caucus blog adds that a vote isn't expected until after the two-week Senate recess.
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