Rep. Tom Price Officially Tapped to Lead HHS

Posted on 11/29/2016 by NTOCC ®

This morning, President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team announced that Rep. Tom Price has been chosen to serve as the next Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). Price (R-GA), the current chairman of the House Budget Committee and member of the Ways and Means Committee, is an orthopedic surgeon who represents many of the northern suburbs of Atlanta. The Georgia congressman was an early supporter of Trump’s, endorsing him for President last May. NTOCC has worked closely with Dr. Price over the years on issues surrounding care transitions including the implementation of the chronic care management code. Dr. Price’s nomination is subject to confirmation by the Senate, which will occur in January.

This morning, President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team announced that Rep. Tom Price has been chosen to serve as the next Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). Price (R-GA), the current chairman of the House Budget Committee and member of the Ways and Means Committee, is an orthopedic surgeon who represents many of the northern suburbs of Atlanta. The Georgia congressman was an early supporter of Trump’s, endorsing him for President last May.  NTOCC has worked closely with Dr. Price over the years on issues surrounding care transitions including the implementation of the chronic care management code. Dr. Price’s nomination is subject to confirmation by the Senate, which will occur in January.  

 

NTOCC staff is monitoring President-elect Trump’s administration nominations and will be updating with more information. In the meantime, please let us know if you have any questions.