Tough Questions Today for HHS Secretary Pick Azar

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/2zzZz68 on November 29, 2017 at 03:43PM

President Donald Trump’s pick for Health and Human Services secretary, Alex Azar, is expected face a barrage of tough questions from U.S. senators today.

Senate Democratic aides reportedly provided STAT News with a handful of questions the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions could ask the former Eli Lilly executive.

Below are several of those questions, according to STAT:

  • What is his plan to bring down drug prices?
  • How would he avoid conflicts of interest with pharma?
  • How would he implement the emergency declaration on the opioid crisis?

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