Trump chooses Obamacare critic as Health Secretary

Trump chooses Obamacare critic as Health Secretary
By Euronews with Reuters, WSJ
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Tom Price, an outspoken critic of Obamacare, has been confirmed as the next US Health and Human Services Secretary.

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Tom Price, an outspoken critic of Obamacare, has been confirmed as the next US Health and Human Services Secretary.

The Orthopaedic surgeon, who is also a Republican Representative for Georgia, has been described as President-Elect Donald Trump’s top choice for the job.It is now up to the Senate to confirm the appointment.

Trump campaigned on a pledge to repeal President Obama’s signature bill, the Affordable Care Act. Price has long championed reforms to replace the health insurance law. These include a plan of tax credits and expanded health savings accounts, among other plans.

House Republicans' #BetterWay plan will protect the principles of health care: Accessibility, Affordability, Quality, Innovation, & Choices. pic.twitter.com/7BnWRZrQ2r

— Tom Price (@RepTomPrice) November 15, 2016

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