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Medical News & Perspectives
June 14, 2000

Secretary Shalala Sums Up Her Term of Office at DHHS

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JAMA. 2000;283(22):2918-2921. doi:10.1001/jama.283.22.2918-JMN0614-2-1

Washington—When the Clinton administration took office, health care reform was a major item on its front burner. Today, as the administration is preparing to leave, health care is still one of its principal concerns. At a breakfast talk to the National Health Council, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Donna Shalala outlined a number of legislative and policy moves that she said her office will try to complete during the next 5 months. They include the following: