58 Facts About Alex Azar

1. Alex Azar replied: "The mission of HHS is to enhance the health and well-being of all Americans, and this includes the unborn.

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2. Alex Azar said the idea for the new push came from within the ranks of HHS.

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3. Alex Azar replied: "The mission of HHS is to enhance the health and well-being of all Americans, and this includes the unborn.

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4. Alex Azar was the president of Eli Lilly during the price hikes.

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5. Alex Azar studied government and economics at Dartmouth College, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree.

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6. Alex Azar said that American-produced drugs don't sit in a Canadian retail pharmacy.

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7. Alex Azar worked for Eli Lilly for the greater part of the last decade.

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8. Alex Azar lives in Indianapolis, Indiana with his wife Jennifer Azar and two children.

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9. Alex Azar is married to Jennifer Alex Azar and the couple have two children.

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10. Alex Azar replied: "The mission of HHS is to enhance the health and well-being of all Americans, and this includes the unborn.

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11. Alex Azar declined to address the dispute during a discussion with reporters Friday.

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12. Alex Azar expects plans to keep premiums flat, since Part D patients are particularly sensitive to changes in premiums.

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13. Alex Azar is the secretary of Health and Human Services, and he joins me now.

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14. Alex Azar is a notable speaker on pandemic influenza preparedness.

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15. Alex Azar is currently on the board of the American Council on Germany, where he is Chairman of the Strategic Planning Committee; and the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra.

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16. Alex Azar was sworn in by Vice President Pence on January 29, 2018.

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17. Alex Azar resigned from the board of directors of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization.

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18. Alex Azar was twice confirmed unanimously by the United States Senate.

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19. Alex Azar earned a JD degree at the Yale Law School in 1991, where he served as a member of the executive committee of the Yale Law Journal.

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20. Alex Azar attended Parkside High School in Salisbury, Maryland, from 1981 to 1985.

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21. Alex Azar was born on June 17, 1967, in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, the son of Lynda and Alex Azar.

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22. Alex Azar has been a critic of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and stated in 2017 that "There will be a piece of legislation passes this year that is called the repeal of Obamacare.

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23. Alex Azar was born on June 17, 1967 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.

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24. Alex Azar admitted that drug companies have no economic incentive to lower list prices, but that negotiations with PBMs do put downward pressure on the net prices.

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25. Alex Azar told Fox Business earlier this year the law is "fundamentally broken" and he has shown support for repeal.

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26. Alex Azar is a lawyer by training and once clerked for Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

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27. Alex Azar still faces confirmation hearings before he is approved, but with Republicans in control of the House and Senate, it's unlikely there will be much holdup.

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28. Alex Azar was asked if he supported the Graham-Cassidy-Heller healthcare bill.

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29. On January 9, 2018, Alex Azar appeared before the Senate Finance Committee for his confirmation hearing.

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30. Alex Azar was sworn in as secretary of health and human services on January 29, 2018.

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31. Alex Azar graduated from Dartmouth College in 1988 and Yale Law School in 1991.

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32. Alex Azar is the current secretary of health and human services.

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33. Alex Azar does lead the department that has custody over the children, but the separations are a result of prosecution referrals from Homeland Security to the Justice Department.

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34. Alex Azar made that comment in reference to the care provided at facilities.

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35. Alex Azar clerked for US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia prior to practicing law for several years.

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36. On November 13, 2017, Alex Azar was nominated by President Trump to be the next United States Secretary of Health and Human Services and confirmed on January 24, 2018, and is the 24th person to serve in the position.

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37. Alex Azar was confirmed to be the General Counsel of the United States Department of Health and Human services in 2001 where he was responsible for the development and approval of all health and human services regulations.

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38. Alex Azar is an American lawyer and is the current Secretary of US Department of Health and Human Services since January 24, 2018.

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39. Alex Azar was easily confirmed for his prior stints at HHS.

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40. Alex Azar has served on myriad boards related to healthcare and specifically pharmaceutical groups.

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41. Alex Azar replied: "The mission of HHS is to enhance the health and well-being of all Americans, and this includes the unborn.

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42. Alex Azar served on the Biotechnology Innovation Organization, a Big Pharma lobbying group.

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43. Alex Azar left the Bush administration to become the lead lobbyist and a senior vice president for communications.

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44. Alex Azar clerked for Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and in the early 1990s, worked as an associate on the Kenneth Starr independent counsel Whitewater investigation.

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45. Alex Azar attended Dartmouth and earned his JD from Yale Law in 1991.

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46. Alex Azar said this new edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans has the potential to change everything.

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47. Alex Azar comments on social determinants are 'piggybacking on an industry discussion.

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48. In 2019, Keckley says Alex Azar will likely focus on drug pricing, but he may be forced to examine hospital consolidation and its effect on the cost of care delivery.

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49. On Wednesday, Alex Azar said the federal government will lead efforts to develop care models that factor in social determinants of health.

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50. Alex Azar is a member of the Worldwide Speakers Group and gives speeches on healthcare public policy and how it fosters technology innovation.

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51. Alex Azar served for two years on the board of HMS Holdings.

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52. Alex Azar lives in Indianapolis with his wife and two children.

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53. Alex Azar has been a critic of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and predicted in 2017 that "There will be a piece of legislation passes this year that is called the repeal of Obamacare.

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54. Alex Azar left the position after Barack Obama was elected and the company wanted a member of the Democratic Party to have the position.

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55. In June 2007, Alex Azar was hired by Eli Lilly and Company chief executive officer Sidney Taurel to be the company's top lobbyist and spokesman as its Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Communications.

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56. Alex Azar played an important role in responding to the 2001 anthrax attacks, making sure there was a vaccine ready for smallpox, and dealing with outbreaks of SARS and influenza.

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57. Alex Azar was fired after six weeks, and was replaced in Kozinski's chambers by Brett Kavanaugh.

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58. Alex Azar was nominated by President Donald Trump on November 13, 2017 and confirmed by the United States Senate on January 24, 2018.

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