Even though Dr. Donald Berwick took the reins of Medicare and Medicaid without a confirmation hearing, one senator hasn't stopped asking questions. Courtesy of Donald Berwick hide caption

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) signs the Education, Jobs and Medicaid Assistance Act at the U.S. Capitol,  August 10, 2010. Alex Wong/Getty Images North America hide caption

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