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Public Health & Policy: What Will Tom Price Do as HHS Secretary? ~MedPage Today

He’ll focus on ACA repeal, cutting hassles for docs, says David Howard, PhD

By Joyce Frieden, News Editor, MedPage Today

December 20, 2016

What will the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) work on if Rep. Tom Price, MD (R-Ga.) is confirmed as HHS secretary? MedPage Today News Editor Joyce Frieden talked with health policy experts to get their take.

In the first of a three-part series, Frieden spoke with David Howard, PhD, associate professor of health policy and management at Emory University in Atlanta. They discussed what Price’s priorities might be as well as how he might approach physician payment under Medicare.

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SOURCE: http://www.medpagetoday.com/PublicHealthPolicy/HealthPolicy/62174?xid=nl_mpt_DHE_2016-12-21&eun=g233753d0r&pos=2

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