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Congressman Tom Price, MD (GA-06) Selected by Donald Trump as Secretary of HHS [Statement from Price Office]

Congressman Tom Price, MD and DPC Journal/Concierge Medicine Today Publisher Catherine Sykes at the Atlanta Concierge Medicine Assembly, August 2016.

August 2016, CMT ASSEMBLY (ATLANTA, Ga) – Congressman Tom Price, MD Keynotes Concierge Medicine Today’s 2016 Concierge Medicine Assembly (Atlanta, GA) speaking to Private Medicine, Direct Primary Care physicians, Concierge Medicine Physicians and other healthcare professionals about the state of certain policies in Washington, the ACA, related industry policy initiatives, free market healthcare delivery’s future and more. Source: Concierge Medicine Today; The Direct Primary Care Journal, 2016

 

U.S. Congressman Tom Price, MD, Member of the Congressional Healthcare Caucus, Chairman of the House Committee on the Budget and Member of the House Committee on Ways and Means, will be the keynote speaker at the Concierge Medicine Assembly in Atlanta, GA August 1st, 2015. Photo Credit: http://www.peachpundit.com/2011/08/22/congratulations-congressman-tom-price/

U.S. Congressman Tom Price, MD, Member of the Congressional Healthcare Caucus, Chairman of the House Committee on the Budget and Member of the House Committee on Ways and Means. Photo Credit: http://www.peachpundit.com/2011/08/22/congratulations-congressman-tom-price/

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NOVEMBER 29, 2016) – Congressman Tom Price, M.D. (GA-06) issued the following statement after being nominated by President-Elect Donald Trump to lead the Department of Health and Human Services:

“It is an honor to be nominated to serve our nation as Secretary of Health and Human Services. Thanks to President-Elect Donald Trump and Vice President-Elect Mike Pence for their confidence. I am humbled by the incredible challenges that lay ahead and enthusiastic for the opportunity to be a part of solving them on behalf of the American people. There is much work to be done to ensure we have a health care system that works for patients, families, and doctors; that leads the world in the cure and prevention of illness; and that is based on sensible rules to protect the well-being of the country while embracing its innovative spirit.

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“The citizens of Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District have given me the privilege of representing them in Congress. I am so proud and grateful to live in and work on behalf of such a wonderful community and hope to continue serving our fellow citizens in this new role.”

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An orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Price spent more than 20 years caring for patients in the metro Atlanta area, and helped found one of the largest private orthopaedic practices in the country. Congressman Price is chairman of the Committee on the Budget in the House of Representatives. He also serves on the House Ways and Means Committee – including the Subcommittee on Health.

CMT's Publisher, Catherine Sykes and U.S. Senator Dr. Tom Price at a meeting in Atlanta, GA last week (July 2015).

CMT’s Publisher, Catherine Sykes and Congressman Tom Price, MD at CMTs Concierge Medicine Assembly (national conference) in Atlanta, GA, Aug 1, 2015. Credit: CMT/THE DPC JOURNAL, CMT ASSEMBLY

LISTEN | ALL-NEW INTERVIEW, NOV 2016 — LIVE from the 2016 Concierge Medicine ASSEMBLY (LISTEN HERE …)
James J. Eischen, Jr., Partner, Higgs Law and CMT Discuss Emerging 3rd Model in Private, Direct Medicine “Brand X” (incl. mHealth, Genetics, Data, Apps, health coaching and more TBD)
EDITOR’S NOTE on the ABOVE INTERVIEW:
“What we’ve learned in healthcare innovation of the past decade is that when new terms are introduced into the marketplace, the terminology that the ‘media’ uses mosts, wins. It will be exciting to see this emerging third discovery in private medicine evolve over the next several months …” ~Michael Tetreault, Editor, CMT, The DPC Journal

For a Tom Price, MD full bio, click here.

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SOURCE: http://tomprice.house.gov/press-release/price-statement-nomination-serve-secretary-health-and-human-services

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