NACDS HIRES RANDY TEACH, FORMER HHS DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY
NACDS HIRES RANDY TEACH, FORMER HHS DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY for health policy to a senior management position in charge of health policy and government affairs. Teach's experience with the Health and Human Services Department will aid his efforts as chief lobbyist for the National Association of Chain Drug Stores as the federal government begins implementing the Medicare outpatient prescription drug program under the Catastrophic Care Act. Teach served as deputy assistant secretary NACDS is creating a new position for Teach by broadening the duties of head administration and congressional liaison to take advantage of his experience in health policy development. NACDS' previous chief lobbyist was VP-Government Affairs Douglas Wallin, who joined NACDS last fall, but since left the association. Wallin followed Nicholas Calio and Ty Kelley, who have held the same position since Ron Ziegler became association president in January 1988.
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