Pres. Biden Narrows Admin Choice

Erica Wildberger

February 8th, 2021

Chiquita Brooks-LaSureis rumored to be President Biden’s leading candidate for CMS Administrator.

Ms. Brooks-LaSureis currently a Washington-based consultant at Manatt Phelps, one of the world’s largest law firms. She is a former Obama administration health official and she has ties to HHS Secretary-nominee Xavier Becerra. She served as a health policy aide to the House Ways & Means Committee. During the Obama Administration, she played a key role in guiding the Affordable Care Act (ACA) through passage and implementation.