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Trump's HHS Nominee Invested In A Company, Then Introduced Legislation To Help It

Department of Health and Human Services nominee Tom Price is as corrupt as they come, but his confirmation hearing is going forward anyway, in spite of this late-breaking news. CNN is reporting that Price made an investment in a biomedical...Show More Summary

Trump's HHS pick introduced legislation to help medical device company days after investing in it

Immediately upon popular vote loser Donald Trump's decision to nominate Georgia Rep. Tom Price to be his health and human services secretary, Democrats pointed out there was a big ol' ethics problem there. Namely, he was making a lot of money off of shares in companies in the medical arena while legislating on issues affecting those companies. Show More Summary

Busted: Trump HHS pick introduced legislation benefitting medical company 2 weeks after buying their stock

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Rep. Tom Price, Donald Trump’s pick for Health and Human Services Secretary bought thousands of dollars worth of shares in a medical device manufacturer days before introducing legislation to delay an industry regulation that would directly hurt the manufacturer, CNN reports. Price bought between...

HHS Secretary: Give Medicare Authority To Negotiate Drug Prices

last weekHealth : The Checkup

Giving Medicare authority to negotiate drug prices is the best way to keep those spiraling costs under control for the program’s recipients, departing Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwel...

Trump's HHS Nominee Needs An Ethics Investigation Now

You gotta wonder why the House of Representatives put gutting an independent ethics body at the top of their list. It turns out that Trump's cabinet pick for Health and Human Services, renowned Obamacare hater Tom Price, may have, allegedly,...Show More Summary

Will Fraud Investigators Read the New England Journal of Medicine?

The Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services took great pride in publishing a video at the end of 2016 heralding all their accomplishments for the year. We might 2017 bring? The OIG of HHS should...Show More Summary

Fox Doctor Who Thinks Too Many People Have Health Insurance Helps Promote Tom Price For HHS

Dr. Nicole Saphier, the doctor who previously complained about too many people having health insurance under Obamacare, helped promote Donald Trump’s pick for Secretary of Health and Human Services, Obamacare enemy Tom Price, as a terrific...Show More Summary

Donald Trump's Choice for HHS Secretary Could be Disastrous for Women's Health Care 

Last month, President-elect Donald Trump named Tom Price, six-term House member and former orthopedic surgeon, his nominee for Health and Human Services Secretary. Read more...

The potential costs of Tom Price as HHS secretary

President-elect Donald Trump has repeatedly vowed to “repeal and replace Obamacare.” A logical question is: With what? The announcement of Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga) as Trump’s nominee for secretary of health and human services provides some answers. Unlike other Republican critics of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Price, an orthopedic surgeon, has offered many replacement […]

Trump HHS pick traded health stocks in companies he oversaw

It’s legal, but unethical. Trump’s choice to be Health and Human Services secretary sold shares of once high-flying biotech company Gilead Sciences Inc. in March while buying those of marquee drugmakers including Pfizer Inc. and Eli Lilly & Co. They are among the latest trades reported by Rep. Tom Price, a Georgia Republican who’s long [...]

Trump's HHS pick made a lot of money trading in medical stocks while in House

Rep. Tom Price (R-GA), an orthopedic surgeon by trade and popular-vote-loser Donald Trump's pick to head Health and Human Services, traded more than $300,000 in shares in medical-related companies, all the while working and voting on legislation that could affect those companies’ stocks. Rep. Show More Summary

How Trump's HHS pick could bring back skyrocketing healthcare costs even without Obamacare repeal

Rep. Tom Price (R-GA), tapped to be secretary of health and human services under Trump, is a physician, an orthopedic surgeon to be precise. And a tea partier. And an avowed enemy of Obamacare. You'd think a physician might have some...Show More Summary

If Medical Groups Care About LGBTQ Patients’ Health, They Must Resist Trump’s HHS Pick

Donald Trump’s choice of Republican Rep. Tom Price of Georgia to be the next secretary of health and human services has drawn what could charitably be called a mixed reaction. While some medical groups hastily issued statements in support...Show More Summary

Price Poised To Protect Doctors’ Interests At HHS

last monthHealth : The Checkup

In picking Tom Price to be secretary of Health and Human Services, Donald Trump has chosen an orthopedic surgeon who in his congressional career, has loyally promoted the interests of the medical prof...

Five Quick Ways A New HHS Secretary Could Change The Course Of Health Policy

last monthHealth : The Checkup

Prospective Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, currently the chairman of the House Budget Committee, brings a distinctive to-do list to the agency.  And, if confirmed by the Senate, he wil...

Trump's Pick for Health Secretary Has Spent Years Limiting Access to Contraception

Last week, Donald Trump announced that Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.), an orthopedic surgeon known for fierce criticism of the Affordable Care Act, is his choice to lead the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the roughly $80 billion...Show More Summary

Trump's HHS pick is an extremist who proudly consorts with alt-medical quacks and lunatics

Donald Trump’s pick to head the Health and Human Services seems to think highly of nut-burgers and conspiracy theorists and may be one himself. Tom Price reportedly and proudly belongs to a strange organization called the  Association of American Physicians and Surgeons or AAPS. Show More Summary

Investments by Trump’s HHS pick raise questions over conflict of interest

Trump's nominee to be secretary of health and human services, Rep. Tom Price, could have conflicts of his own. Continue reading ? The post Investments by Trump’s HHS pick raise questions over conflict of interest appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

The curious company Trump's HHS Secretary keeps

Tom Price, Donald Trump's choice to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, belongs to a very medical strange group with very strange ideas.

Tom Price as HHS secretary an excellent choice

I could not be more excited about the nomination of Georgia congressman Tom Price to be head of the Department of Health and Human Services. It…

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