More than 2 million Native Americans receive medical care from the federal government’s Indian Health Service. But the service is in trouble due to a rash of incorrect diagnoses and medical malpractice. Possible funding cuts may further hobble the already-underfunded service.
Before he was named Trump’s health secretary, Price took a congressional trip to Australia and pressed officials to extend protections for drug companies in an international trade agreement.
In the spring before the 2016 presidential election, the Obama administration's 12-nation trade agreement known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, was still alive. Negotiators worked on details as Congress considered whether to ratify the pact. The Australian government was getting in the way of one change demanded by U.S. pharmaceutical