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Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) testifies during his confirmation hearing on Jan. 17, 2017. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Five quick ways HHS Secy. Price could change course of health policy

After a bruising confirmation process, the Senate confirmed Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., to head up the Department of Health and Human Services, by a 52-to-47 vote.

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Medicare chief seeks better hospital safety

About 1.5 percent of those patients, or 15,000 people a month, suffered a complication that contributed to their death, the inspector general for the Department of Health and Human Services said.

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Bay State receives $1.7 million to help consumers navigate long-term care options

““We know how difficult it can be for individuals and caregivers to deal with a sudden illness or chronic disease while at the same time trying to navigate through a complex health care system to figure out where to go to get appropriate help.”

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