Trump’s choice of his new vice president, Dr. Ben Carson, has drawn criticism from several medical industry executives, who said they would like to see more competition in the sector and that he was too conservative on medical care.
But a spokesperson for the White House Office of Management and Budget said the appointment of Dr. Carson is a critical step in helping the medical community improve its value-based practices.
The White House also noted that Dr. Paul Kahan, a prominent business consultant, has been a key supporter of the Affordable Care Act.
“Dr. Carson has spent years helping companies to achieve value and growth and we’re thrilled that the Trump administration will continue to support him in this important role,” the spokesperson said in a statement.
The president has repeatedly called for more competition for the health care sector, and the appointment will allow the White