Sen. Baucus Won’t Say If Obama’s Controversial Recess-Appointee to Run Medicare Will Get Confirmation Hearing

July 22, 2010 | 3:11 PM EDT
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.) would not say whether the recently recess-appointed Dr. Donald Berwick to run the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) would ever receive a Senate confirmation hearing in the committee that Baucus oversees, as the Constitution requires.