Oct 2nd, 2017
Tom Price resigned Sept. 29 as secretary of Health and Human Services. In recent weeks, Politico reported that Price had spent over $400,000 in taxpayer money for chartered flights (previous HHS secretaries have flown commercial). Politico also later revealed that the White House had approved the use of military aircraft to fly Price and his ...
Feb 10th, 2017
The Senate today confirmed Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., as the new secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). He replaces former HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell. Background Price, a retired orthopedic surgeon from Atlanta, served on the House Ways and Means Committee, including the Subcommittee on Health. In the 114th Congress, Price ...
Nov 29th, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump has chosen six-term, Republican congressman Tom Price of Georgia as his pick to serve as U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). Price, an orthopedic surgeon and current chairman of the House budget committee, has been an outspoken critic of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) since it’s inception. Unlike many Obamacare ...