Azar Taps Rural Health Advisory Chair, Touts HHS’ Focus On Rural Issues

By Michelle M. Stein, Chelsea Cirruzzo / February 27, 2020 at 7:55 PM
HHS Secretary Alex Azar on Thursday (Feb. 27) said he expects newly tapped National Advisory Committee on Rural Health Human Services Chair Jeff Colyer (R) will work closely with HHS leadership and the agency’s Rural Health Task Force, even as House Ways & Means Committee members urged the secretary to work with the committee’s own task force on rural issues. House Ways & Means Chair Richard Neal (D-MA) opened a budget hearing Thursday (Feb. 27), in part, by telling Azar...

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