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Alex Azar, who has been tapped to replace former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, has been criticized for his close ties to the pharmaceutical industry.

The Hill: Confirmation Hearing For Trump’s Health Secretary Pick Scheduled For Next Week  President Trump’s pick to lead the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will face his confirmation hearing next week, Senate Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) announced Tuesday. Alex Azar, a former HHS official and pharmaceutical executive, will go before the Finance Committee 10 a.m. Jan. 9. (Hellmann, 1/2)

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SOURCE: http://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/367133-confirmation-hearing-for-trumps-health-secretary-pick-scheduled-for-next

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