Former Eli Lilly executive Alex Azar says he wants to lower drug prices and make healthcare more affordable if confirmed as Health and Human Services Secretary.
Azar is a former executive with Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly.
Azar built a portfolio now worth as much as $20.6 million and was paid nearly $2 million in his final year at Eli Lilly.
If confirmed, former Eli Lilly president Alex Azar will take over the nation's top health position.
There are reports President Donald Trump is considering a former Eli Lilly leader to fill the position of Health and Human Services Secretary.
The grants were awarded based in part on overdose death rates.
More than $67 million in federal funds is heading to Indiana to help low-income families.
Most of the companies planning to offer coverage in Indiana through the federal exchange are proposing double-digit rate increases for individual premiums.
The funds are part of a $95 million initiative from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services distributing funds to federally-recognized clinics.
About 66,000 Hoosiers signed up for healthcare coverage through the federal marketplace for the first time.