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Hatch to Hold Hearing on HHS Secretary Nomination
WASHINGTON – Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) will convene a hearing on Tuesday, January, 24, 2017, to consider the nomination of Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) to be the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary. The hearing will take place at 10:00 a.m. in Room 215 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building.
“Congressman Price is immensely qualified to lead the Department of Health and Human Services,” Hatch said. “As a doctor, he has a firsthand understanding of the healthcare system on the ground and how policies from Washington affect the patient-doctor relationship. And as a legislator, he has set impressive markers on how to reform the healthcare system so patients – not Washington – are empowered to make healthcare decisions for themselves. Installing Dr. Price to lead HHS is a paramount step in repealing and replacing Obamacare with patient-centered reforms that address costs and increase choice. I look forward to having Rep. Price before the Committee to further examine his numerous qualifications to lead the Department.”
Who: Senate Finance Committee
What: Hearing on HHS Secretary Nominee
Where: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20510
When: Tuesday, January 24, 2017
For media inquiries and additional information, including webcast and testimony details, please visit: http://finance.senate.gov/hearings.
Media: Please RSVP to Amelia_Breinig@finance.senate.gov.
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