Hargan named acting HHS secretary

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President Trump yesterday named Eric Hargan as Acting Secretary of Health and Human Services. Confirmed as HHS deputy secretary last week, Hargan previously served on the president’s transition team and as HHS deputy general counsel, principal associate deputy secretary and acting deputy secretary under President George W. Bush. Tom Price, M.D., resigned as HHS secretary on Sept. 29. Acting Assistant Secretary for Health Don Wright, M.D., has served as acting secretary in the interim.

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: population health, Medicare, Medicaid, leadership

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