SCPC Commends Swearing In of CMS Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure

DATE: May 28, 2021

Washington, DC – In response to the swearing in of Ms. Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, the new administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services the Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition (SCPC) offered the following statement from SCPC President and CEO Alan Rosenbloom:

“Today, we have ushered in a new era for Medicare and Medicaid with the start of Ms. Chiquita Brooks-LaSure’s tenure as the administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Her background in health care runs deep—from her previous time at CMS to her work in Congress, I am confident in her expertise and leadership.

“As the only national coalition advocating for long-term care (LTC) pharmacies and their unique role in caring for senior citizens and people with disabilities, SCPC looks forward to working with Ms. Brooks-LaSure and CMS to make sure the Americans served by LTC pharmacies receive the best care and services available—no matter where they live.”


About Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition

The Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition (SCPC) is the only national organization exclusively representing the interests of LTC pharmacies, representing 75% of the sector overall. Its members operate in all 50 states and serve 850,000 patients daily in skilled nursing and assisted living facilities across the country. Visit to learn more.

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