October 3, 2017, Emily Mongan, McKnight's Long-Term Care News - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma and television personality Mehmet Oz, M.D., may be among President Donald Trump's candidates to replace former Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D, according to reports.
At least a dozen names are currently rumored to be on a shortlist of replacements for Price, who resigned Friday after receiving harsh criticism of his use of private and military jets for official travels. HHS is currently led by Acting Secretary Don Wright.
Politico reported Monday that potential candidates include Verma, whose previous working relationship with Vice President Mike Pence, easy Senate confirmation and work on past attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act make her a frontrunner.
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