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  • HHS Launches Webpage Highlighting Administrative Actions to Empower Patients
    Monday, March 20, 2017 This week the Health and Human Services Department launched a new page on HHS.gov highlighting the regulatory and administrative actions the Department is taking to relieve the burden of the current healthcare law and support a patient-centered healthcare system. “We’re taking action to improve choices for patients, stabilize...
  • Secretary Price Statement on President’s Budget Blueprint
    Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D., released the following statement today after the release of the President’s budget blueprint. "HHS is dedicated to fulfilling our department’s mission to improve the health and well-being of the American people. This budget supports that mission and will help ensure we are delivering...
  • American Health Care Act Will Restore, Protect, and Preserve the Doctor-Patient Relationship
    Yesterday, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D., joined President Trump and Vice President Pence at the White House for a listening session on healthcare. The participants included doctors, patients, and small business owners who discussed Obamacare and how the current law is failing them. After listening to their stories,...
  • Secretary Price Statement on CBO Report
    Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D., released the following statement today on the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report on the American Health Care Act: “The CBO report’s coverage numbers defy logic. They project that zeroing out the individual mandate – allowing Americans to choose whether to have insurance –...
  • Secretary Price Congratulates CMS Administrator Verma on Her Confirmation
    Today, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D., offered his congratulations to Ms. Seema Verma upon her installment as Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS): “Congratulations to our new CMS Administrator, Ms. Seema Verma, and her family. Ms. Verma is a uniquely qualified choice for this...

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