Latest Half-True Fact-checks on Tom Price Tom Price stated on May 10, 2017 in press conference about opioid addiction: "I think if you look at the entire federal government and the president’s commitment to (fighting opioid addiction), you’ll see that there are actually hundreds of millions of dollars increase on this issue." Tom Price stated on March 28, 2016 in a post on Medium: Says the Congressional Budget Office "is expecting a protracted economic malaise for at least the next decade under current policies." Tom Price stated on March 28, 2016 in a Medium post: A study "from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard, and Dartmouth concluded that Medicaid’s value to its beneficiaries is significantly lower than the actual cost of the program." Tom Price stated on January 2, 2013 in a radio interview: The fiscal cliff deal "increased spending." Tom Price stated on January 2, 2013 in a radio interview: The fiscal cliff deal "ultimately raised taxes." Tom Price stated on December 8, 2011 in a letter: Congress gave an unelected board "the power to deny care to seniors."