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HHS New Vision

The Department of Health and Human Services has just announced it is creating a new division. The home of Medicare, Medicaid, and the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), which is under new management and listening to President Trump’s religious supporters, will add a division.   334 more words

Trump plans new protections for health workers who refuse to perform abortions, treat transgender patients: report

ㅤ”The White House is reviewing a new rule that would empower the office in charge of civil rights at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to protect health workers who have moral objections to performing abortions or treating transgender patients, according to Politico.” 19 more words

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Senate panel approves HHS nominee Alex Azar


Pictured: Alex Azar

ㅤ”‘Every incentive in this system is towards higher prices,’ Azar said at his Senate Finance confirmation hearing. ‘No one company is going to fix that system. 30 more words

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Trump Likes Drug Price Negotiations; His Nominee for Health Secretary Doesn’t

 Alex M. Azar II, President Trump’s nominee for secretary of health and human services, said Tuesday that he was wary of proposals for the government to negotiate drug prices for Medicare beneficiaries, an idea endorsed by Mr. 987 more words