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President-elect Trump reportedly offered Rep. Tom Price the job — overseeing 80,000 department employees and a $1 trillion budget — on Monday and is slated to make the announcement of Price's acceptance on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., is expected to be named as the nominee for secretary of Health and Human Services by President-elect Trump on Tuesday, according to reports from multiple sources Monday night.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution cited a dozen sources within the GOP, while the New York Times said it was tipped off by a transition team official.

Price is a former orthopedic surgeon-turned-lawmaker who would put his medical background and congressional experience to use as the Trump administration works to repeal and replace Obamacare. He was substantially responsible for the Republican bill that will likely replace Obamacare.

In May, the House Budget chairman endorsed Trump.

Trump reportedly offered Price the job — overseeing 80,000 department employees and a $1 trillion budget — on Monday and is slated to make the announcement of Price’s acceptance on Tuesday.

Earlier Monday evening, Vice President-elect Mike Pence told reporters there would be “very important announcements tomorrow.”

Trump had been considering former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, former Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and Florida Gov. Rick Scott for HHS secretary.

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