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What Tom Price’s Confirmation Means for Healthcare

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by Ana Mulero

Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) was confirmed as the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary at 2:11 a.m. on Friday after several contentious debates, including the debate before his confirmation, which lasted about 16 hours. Concerns about whether Price would be a good fit for the position revolved around his vision for the U.S. healthcare industry as well as his investments in healthcare and pharmaceutical stocks.

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