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*** Shannon Sartin was tapped to serve as chief technology officer at the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation, a unit of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services that focuses on improvements to payment and service delivery models. Sartin, previously the digital services chief at CMS, announced the move in a Medium post.

*** The National Archives and Records Administration apologized on Saturday for altering an image that was part of a museum exhibit on women's history to obscure words that were critical of President Donald Trump. The image, a photograph of the 2017 Women's March, also had signs with references to female anatomy blurred. NARA initially defended the move to the Washington Post, but subsequently recanted and said it would post the original photograph in the exhibit.

Posted on Jan 21, 2020 at 2:17 AM


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