Trump picks antiObamacare expert to overhaul US healthcare

Mr 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 Centres for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), a powerful agency that oversees government health programmes and insurance standards. 

He is expected to cast Price and Verma as a “dream team” to help him once he takes office on January 20 with his campaign pledge to repeal President Barack Obama"s signature health law, the Affordable Care Act that is better known as Obamacare. 

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