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Obama administration unveils plan to shift Medicare payments

...George W. Bush."Transforming the health care system requires transforming Medicare," said former HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt. "The fee-for-service payment system is at the root of much of the inefficiency our current system suffers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-26/obama-administration-unvei
Persistence prescribed on Medicare

...Medicare prescription drug benefit work, top health officials pledged Tuesday to help patients get the drugs they need. Mike Leavitt, U.S. secretary of Health and Human Services, said during a conference call that federal agencies and private drug...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/18/met_46732.shtml
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EPA warns of polluted fish across the U.S.

...fishing. "It's about trout, not tuna. It's about what you catch on the shore, not what you buy the shelf," Mike Leavitt, the administrator of EPA, said Tuesday. "This is about the health of pregnant mothers and small children, that's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/25/liv_426350.shtml
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Across the Southeast

...Gov. Mike Easley, Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, Ohio Gov. Bob Taft, Indiana Gov. Frank O'Bannon, Utah Gov. Mike Leavitt, Georgia Gov. Roy Barnes and Kentucky Gov. Paul Patton. Mr. Barnes is the chairman of the Education Commission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/30/met_361546.shtml
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Resignations prompt new questions

...I call upon the Olympic family to form an agenda of reform and carry it out with deliberation and speed," Gov. Mike Leavitt said. "This corner of Olympic corruption did not begin in Salt Lake City. But let it end here." In announcing his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/10/oth_249825.shtml
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IOC expresses 'regret' over resignations

...Press from Barcelona, Spain. In an earlier statement, the IOC said Samaranch spoke by phone Friday with Utah Gov. Mike Leavitt about the bribery scandal. Samaranch said he would visit Salt Lake City this spring. "The IOC wishes to reiterate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/09/oth_249710.shtml
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Secretary of health supports PeachCare

...Sonny Perdue at an event to promote a health-information initiative, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Mike Leavitt said the funds to save the joint state-federal PeachCare program would have to come from Congress, however. "It...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/13/met_116320.shtml
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Romney hired to lead Salt Lake Olympics from scandal

...will help move the Olympics' focus from "money and materialism back to its roots of athletes and altruism," Gov. Mike Leavitt said. Romney, whose ancestors were Mormon pioneers, was the clear choice of Leavitt and SLOC Chairman Robert Garff...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/12/oth_253160.shtml
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Georgia hospitals stand by to help

...health care providers took part in a conference call at the direction of U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Mike Leavitt, who has called for about 3,000 patients to be transported elsewhere via the National Disaster Medical System operated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/01/met_413.shtml
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Brochures help guide sex talks

...sexual relations until marriage. The two were released Friday during a brief roundtable discussion that HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt held with about a dozen invited teens and their parents. Vernon Zinnerman, of Augusta, recalled bringing up the subject...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/26/met_448464.shtml
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