President Trump announced via Twitter this morning that he is nominating Alex Azar as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Mr. Azar is a former Deputy HHS Secretary and President of Lilly USA; he is currently the Chairman and Founder of Seraphim Strategies LLC. The President’s statement follows:
“Happy to announce, I am nominating Alex Azar to be the next HHS Secretary. He will be a star for better healthcare and lower drug prices!”
Representing physicians from coast-to-coast, the Coalition of State Medical Societies comprises 10 state medical associations with more than 180,000 physician and medical student members. Our collective challenges are to improve our system by making it more affordable and accessible for all Americans without sacrificing choice and quality of care. All members – blue and red – understand that we must be engaged in the process and offer solutions that protect these fundamental strengths of our healthcare system. To learn more about the Coalition, click here.
Arizona Medical Association, California Medical Association, Florida Medical Association, Louisiana State Medical Society, Medical Society of New Jersey, Medical Society of the State of New York, North Carolina Medical Society, Oklahoma State Medical Association, South Carolina Medical Society, and Texas Medical Association