Price picked to lead HHS

Daily News Article - November 30, 2016


1. List at least 5 facts you learn from this article about Tom Price, Donald Trump’s pick for Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS).

2. What was Rep. Price the first to do when Obamacare was being debated before becoming law?

3. What provisions are included in Rep. Price’s proposed Empowering Patients First Act?

4. a) What type of health insurance system does Price say everyone wants and Obamacare has destroyed? (List 4 factors)
b) Ask a parent: do you agree with Rep. Price’s assertion about Obamacare? Please explain your answer.

5. What experience does Tom Price have that has prepared him for the job of HHS Secretary, according to supporters?

6. Tom Price Wants a ‘patient-centered’ health-insurance system. Read the info on the HHS under “Background” and watch the video under “Resources.” Do you think Rep. Price is a good choice for HHS Secretary? (Do you think the Secretary of HHS should be a doctor? Explain your answers.