President-Elect Trump Nominates Price for HHS Chief

According to Benefits Pro, President-elect Donald Trump has decided to nominate U.S. Representative Tom Price as the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. Price has been a key figure in the attempt to pass legislation repealing and replacing Obamacare.

“There is much work to be done to ensure we have a healthcare system that works for patients, families, and doctors; that leads the world in the cure and prevention of illness; and that is based on sensible rules to protect the well-being of the country while embracing its innovation spirit,” Price said in a statement.

The President-elect also announced his nomination of Seema Verma as the administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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