By Rand Paul
Obama acts as though we no longer have a Constitution
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
HCA Holdings Inc. said Monday the Justice Department wants information about heart procedures performed at some of its locations.
President Obama's nominee to run the nation's Medicare and Medicaid agency can count on receiving more than $160,000 a year in retirement pay for the rest of her life from the country's largest private hospital chain, records show.
"Ms. Tavenner was a senior executive at HCA who retired from the company over six years ago," said HCA spokesman Ed Fishbough. "Any retirement payments to her are fixed and irrevocable and in accordance with the terms of our retirement plans at the time."