President Nominates New HHS Secretary

President Trump has nominated Alex Azar to replace former HHS Secretary Tom Price who resigned  in late September.  “Azar left the pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly in January after working there for nearly a decade, most recently serving as the president of Lilly USA. He now runs a consulting firm… Working in HHS during President George W. Bush’s administration, he served as the department’s general counsel from 2001 to 2005 and then assumed the role of deputy secretary for the next two years… Democrats are likely to raise red flags as to how he will handle Obamacare and drug prices,”  both of which will have a major impact on New York’s Medicaid and fiscal outlook.


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