Health and Human Services head nominee differs from the former secretary in one key way

Jan 8, 2018
Tuesday, the Senate Finance Committee is scheduled to hold its confirmation hearing for Alex Azar to run the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Azar is widely expected to win Senate approval, despite some misgivings over the rise of drug prices while he served as a top executive at drugmaker Eli Lilly. However, it […]

Think Obamacare is safe? HHS chief Tom Price can still make changes

Mar 28, 2017
Without help from Congress, Republicans can’t change the law, but rules on how to execute the law are fair game.
Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price testifies during a Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill.
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What does the future of the Affordable Care Act look like?

Dec 13, 2016
As Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Mathews Burwell leaves office, she looks back on the Affordable Care Act and the challenges the incoming administration may face.
U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell testifies during a hearing before the House Ways and Means Committee June 10, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The committee held a hearing on 'Obamacare Implementation and the Department of Health and Human Services FY2016 Budget Request.' 
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