Obamacare critic chosen as US Health Secretary

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


Price 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.


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