CHA News Article

Rep. Tom Price Confirmed as HHS Secretary
Confirmation hearing scheduled for CMS Administrator

The U.S. Senate has confirmed Tom Price as Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) by a party-line vote of 52-47. Secretary Price has served in Congress since 2004 and is an orthopedic surgeon with experience at teaching hospitals, including as an assistant professor at Emory University School of Medicine and medical director of the Orthopedic Clinic at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. CHA looks forward to working with him to improve the health care system for all of the patients served by CHA members.

In addition, the Senate Finance Committee has announced a hearing date for President Trump’s nominee for Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator, Seema Verma. Verma’s hearing is scheduled for Feb. 16 at 7 a.m. (PT).

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