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February 10, 2017

AMGA’s Donald W. Fisher Congratulates Secretary Tom Price on His Confirmation to Lead HHS

Alexandria, VA – Donald W. Fisher, Ph.D., CAE, AMGA’s president and chief executive officer, released the following statement regarding the Senate’s confirmation of Tom Price as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS): 

“AMGA congratulates Secretary Price on his confirmation to lead the United States Department of Health and Human Services. He brings significant clinical and policy expertise from nearly two decades as a practicing physician as well as his leadership on the House Ways and Means Committee, House Budget Committee, and the House GOP Doctors Caucus. We look forward to working with him and his team to transition the financing of our healthcare system from volume-based to value-based payment. AMGA members provide high-quality health care to over 120 million patients, and we look forward to working with policymakers as their important work continues.” 

About AMGA
AMGA is a trade association leading the transformation of health care in America. Representing multispecialty medical groups and integrated systems of care, we advocate, educate, innovate, and empower our members to deliver the next level of high performance health. AMGA is the national voice promoting awareness of medical groups’ recognized excellence in the delivery of coordinated, high-quality, cost-effective care. More than 175,000 physicians practice in our member organizations, delivering care to one in three Americans. For more information, amga.org