Under the Dome

April 29, 2014

Cummings appointed Medicaid director

Dr. Robin G. Cummings is the state’s new Medicaid director. He replaces Carol Steckel, who resigned in September. Cummings, a cardiovascular surgeon, started work at the state Department of Health and Human Services last year as the director of the Office of Rural Health and Community Care. He soon moved on to new roles, becoming deputy secretary of health services and acting state health director.

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