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Price's ACA repeal bucket list may come up empty

Price's ACA repeal bucket list may come up empty

By Virgil Dickson  |  March 20, 2017

House conservatives and outside experts doubt HHS Secretary Tom Price has legal authority to substantially revise the Affordable Care Act's key insurance market regulations and other provisions by issuing new rules and guidance.

Price says successful ACA repeal would cover more people

Price says successful ACA repeal would cover more people

By Associated Press  |  March 12, 2017

HHS Secretary Tom Price says he "firmly" believes that "nobody will be worse off financially" under the health care overhaul the Trump administration and congressional Republicans envision replacing President Barack Obama's law.

MH Exclusive: Price breaks public silence on health IT policy

MH Exclusive: Price breaks public silence on health IT policy

By Joseph Conn  |  March 08, 2017

HHS Secretary Dr. Tom Price missed two high-profile opportunities to take a stand on health information technology policy Tuesday, but used a third communication to assure that the federal government will continue to push health IT interoperability.

GOP conservatives and moderates hit discordant notes on ACA repeal

GOP conservatives and moderates hit discordant notes on ACA repeal

By Harris Meyer  |  February 15, 2017

Divisions sharpened Wednesday between hard-right and more pragmatic Republicans over a strategy for repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, raising questions about whether the GOP can dismantle the law and find an alternative.

New HHS Secretary Tom Price faces a crushing inbox

New HHS Secretary Tom Price faces a crushing inbox

By Harris Meyer and Virgil Dickson  |  February 11, 2017

Newly confirmed HHS Secretary Tom Price likely will spend his first few days focusing on efforts to stabilize the individual health insurance market as Republicans work to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

Georgia lawmakers seek  to cap Medicaid funding

Georgia lawmakers seek to cap Medicaid funding

By Virgil Dickson  |  February 11, 2017

Republican lawmakers in Georgia, empowered by their native son's confirmation as HHS secretary, want to be the first in the nation to seek a per-capita cap waiver for Medicaid.

Price confirmed as HHS Secretary

Price confirmed as HHS Secretary

By Virgil Dickson and Harris Meyer  |  February 10, 2017

Dr. Tom Price likely will look for President Barack Obama administration regulations that healthcare industry groups have deemed too burdensome and seek to alter or eliminate those.

GOP forced to delay Senate committee votes on Price, Mnuchin

GOP forced to delay Senate committee votes on Price, Mnuchin

By Associated Press  |  January 31, 2017

Republicans delayed indefinitely planned Senate committee votes on President Donald Trump's picks to be Health and Treasury secretaries on Tuesday after Democrats boycotted the session and demanded more information on the two nominees' past financial behavior.

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