AHIP Issues Statement Regarding Alex Azar’s Nomination To Lead HHS

by Kristine Grow

November 13, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, President Donald J. Trump nominated Alex Azar to be Secretary of the Department of Health & Human Services. Marilyn Tavenner, president and CEO of America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), issued the following statement:

“Congratulations to Alex Azar on his nomination to serve as Secretary of Health and Human Services. He has the experience and expertise to combine the best from the private sector with the best of our public programs to make health care work for every American. We look forward to working with him upon his confirmation to reduce health care costs, increase access, and strengthen essential programs that millions of Americans rely on for their coverage and care.”