Can Trump's pick to lead HHS navigate the churning political waters of healthcare?

Modern Healthcare: Former pharmaceutical executive Alex Azar will face daunting management and policy challenges if he's confirmed as President Donald Trump's nominee to lead HHS.Trump on Monday announced Azar as his choice to succeed Dr. Tom Price, who resigned in September following reports of his extensive use of government and charter air travel. Azar "will be a star for better healthcare and lower drug prices!" Trump tweeted.Azar would inherit a huge, sprawling agency currently torn by political and policy divisions in the wake of Price's leadership. He will have to make key decisions to avoid further disruption in the individual health insurance market, while navigating around fierce partisan schisms.

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