New Health and Human Services Secretary Evasive at House Questioning

Facing tense questioning by lawmakers Thursday, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar declined to elaborate on issues involving the Trump administration’s cuts to Medicare and Medicaid or how the department will address correlations between gun violence and mental health care.

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Trump Health Nominee Wary of Government Drug Price Negotiations

President Donald Trump’s pick to be the nation’s next health secretary told the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday that “drug prices are too high”  but said he’s wary of the federal government having a broad role in negotiating prescription drug prices.

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