Prosecutors say hedge-fund traders made millions trading on information leaked from Medicare.
The HHS inspector general’s office found that Medicare should have done an in-depth review of suspicious or aberrant infection reports from scores of hospitals.
With federal investigators bearing down on his committee, Rep. Tom Price, who is in line to be secretary of HHS, showed little restraint in investing in health companies.
Despite questions about Lupron’s lasting side effects and minimal study into its safety, the FDA sped approval of the drug to market. Years later, some young women are still living with the consequences.
Concerns over U.S. Rep. Tom Price’s answers about stock trades led Senate Democrats to boycott a committee vote that would have moved his nomination to the Senate floor.
Rep. Tom Price, up for running HHS under President Trump, helped a company that became a top campaign donor, records show.
Letters sent to Medicare from U.S. Rep. Tom Price, President Trump’s pick to run HHS, supported physicians as well as drug or device makers, records show.
President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet pick Tom Price “assisted” a company and campaign donor who tapped executives with an urgent request to donate.
Rep. Tom price advocated on everything from a sperm test to a hot pepper ingredient on behalf of medical interests that include campaign donors.
As Medicare considers paying for knee replacement procedures outside the hospital, doctors debate patient choice and the potential for post-operation complications.