Trump looks to Obamacare critic, Indiana expert to overhaul health care

Former CIA director David Petraeus arrives to meet with U.S. President elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower New YorkBy Steve Holland NEW YORK (Reuters) – President-elect Donald Trump will announce on Tuesday he has chosen a vociferous Obamacare critic and an Indiana policy expert to help him overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, a transition official told Reuters. Trump is set to name Republican Representative Tom Price, an orthopedic surgeon from Georgia, as his Health and Human Services secretary, and consultant Seema Verma to lead the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), a powerful agency that oversees government health programs and insurance standards. The 2010 law triggered a long and bitter political battle between the Obama White House and Republicans in the U.S. Congress who said it created unwarranted government intervention in personal healthcare and private industry.

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