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Tom Price, as HHS secretary, will help Americans focus on prevention over treatment

Dr. Kevin Campbell, Too often, the practice of medicine in the United States is focused on treatment. Doctors are taught to battle disease and treat chronic illness to the bitter end, and we have amazing technologies and treatments that have been proven to save lives — but our costs and health outcomes don’t seem to

Senate confirms Price as HHS secretary in party-line vote

The Senate early Friday morning confirmed President Trump’s pick to head the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., will likely be leaned on by the administration to undo many components of Obamacare. It was the Senate’s fourth consecutive contested vote for a Trump Cabinet secretary. Partisan battles for Cabinet posts

Free Dr. Tom Price!

Andrew Mangione, Congressman Tom Price has been waiting…and waiting…and waiting to be confirmed as Secretary of Health and Human Services. His delay could be on a record setting pace if Senate Democrats have their way. If only these politicians put the same effort into delving into Rep. Price’s legislative history as they have his stock

The good, the bad and the future for Trump’s HHS nominee

Dr. Kevin Campbell, Rep Tom Price has faced escalating criticism in the days leading up to his confirmation hearings.  Price, an orthopedic surgeon, has been involved with the medical device industry (particularly in the orthopedics space) both as a physician, as a congressman, and as an investor. On Wednesday, he faced the first of two

Tom Price and Seema Verma – Easy “Yes” Votes!

Dan Weber,  The bespectacled doctor from Georgia, Tom Price, could be your brother, father, grandfather, maybe even a forefather.  His gaze is clear, his priorities well-reasoned, and his qualifications to be the next Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) painfully obvious.   So why the visceral Democratic opposition?  The answer is plain

Trump’s pick for HHS could be the key to dismantling ObamaCare

President-elect Donald Trump’s announcement Monday that he’ll nominate longtime ObamaCare nemesis Rep. Tom Price to lead the Department of Health and Human Services is perhaps the clearest and most concrete sign yet from the incoming president that he is serious about dismantling President Obama’s signature health care law. Price, R-Ga., a former orthopedic surgeon, has

Trump to nominate Rep. Tom Price for HHS secretary, sources say

President-elect Donald Trump will nominate Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., to head the Department of Health and Human Services, two sources close to the transition told Fox News late Monday.  Trump was expected to formally announce Price’s nomination Tuesday morning.  If confirmed by the Senate, Price will play a central role in Republican efforts to repeal

Obamacare Could Live or Die by Two Pending Lawsuits

Michael Hamilton, Saving the Affordable Care Act (ACA) could hinge on the developments of two pending lawsuits against the federal government–one to force a health insurer bailout, and one to stop payments to health insurers–unless President-elect Donald Trump intervenes once inaugurated. Health insurers suing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for $2.5 billion

Planned Parenthood CEO Celebrates Victory Over Christians

In a revealing moment, the woman who heads the ugliest organization in America gleefully celebrated her victory over the Christians sincere about their faith. Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards, speaking to the Texas Observer, was asked to name her proudest moment at the organization. Here’s how she answered: Definitely the day President Obama called to

Millions buying insurance outside exchanges amid ObamaCare woes

While premiums are set to rise by double digits on the ObamaCare exchanges, millions of Americans already have made the decision to abandon the markets altogether and shop for health care on their own – a trend the administration is fighting to reverse. Unclear is whether the bad headlines surrounding the health care program will

Obama administration confirms double-digit premium hikes #VoteTrump

Premiums will go up sharply next year under President Barack Obama’s health care law, and many consumers will be down to just one insurer, the administration confirmed Monday. That’s sure to stoke another “Obamacare” controversy days before a presidential election. Before taxpayer-provided subsidies, premiums for a midlevel benchmark plan will increase an average of 25