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Price Statement on Nomination to Serve as Secretary of Health and Human Services

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“It is an honor to be nominated to serve our nation as Secretary of Health and Human Services. Thanks to President-Elect Donald Trump and Vice President-Elect Mike Pence for their confidence. I am humbled by the incredible challenges that lay ahead and enthusiastic for the opportunity to be a part of solving them on behalf of the American people. There ...

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HHS Then: Time to Cut Medicare Advantage…Now: Time to Boost Medicare Advantage

It was just February of this year that the Health and Human Services Department announced it would cut payments to Medicare Advantage, using those funds to help finance the expenses of ObamaCare. Now, in a reversal the Obama Administration said it will increase the payment for health insurers who offer the Medicare Advantage program. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ...

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Sebelius Gets Education on the Constitution but Left Might Get a Weapon

The First Amendment is bandied about more often than just about any of the others, and it got a full work-out thanks to Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) during his grilling of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. It definitely is worth viewing, even if you’ve seen it before: While that was undoubtedly painful for Sebelius, in theory, it may ...

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Could Obama’s “contraception requirement” be on the way out?

From the Wall Street Journal: The White House said Thursday it has no plans to reverse course on its decision to require that all employers cover contraception in their insurance plans, despite a wave of criticism from Republicans and Catholic leaders. After a bruising week for health officials on the issue, the White House arranged a conference call with reporters ...

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