Health Exchange Alert Weekly Report - 11/15/2017

Trump Taps Former Lilly President Azar To Lead HHS

November 14, 2017
President Donald Trump announced Monday (Nov. 13) via tweet the nomination of Alex Azar to lead HHS, saying the former Lilly president "will be a star for better healthcare and lower drug prices!" But Senate Finance ranking Democrat Ron Wyden (OR) said he will seek Azar's commitment to lowering drug prices during the upcoming confirmation process, and will also seek assurances that the HHS nominee will implement the Affordable Care Act, which the Trump administration has tried to unravel. Inside...

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