HHS and DOJ Officials to Highlight New Provisions in Affordable Care Act to Fight Health Care Fraud

Officials Will Release New Report on Fraud Prevention and Enforcement Efforts

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Attorney General Eric Holder will discuss the Obama Administration’s efforts to fight fraud using new tools provided by the Affordable Care Act at a press conference on Thursday, May 13, 2010, at 4:00 p.m. EDT. HHS and DOJ officials will also release a new report on fraud prevention and enforcement efforts. Remarks will be followed by a brief question and answer segment.



Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Eric Holder, Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice

Daniel Levinson, Inspector General, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Kathy Greenlee, Assistant Secretary for Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Peter Budetti, Deputy Administrator and Director, Center for Program Integrity, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services



Press conference on the Affordable Care Act; fraud prevention and enforcement efforts


Thursday, May 13, 2010, 4:00 p.m. EDT
Pre Set, 3:30 p.m. EDT


Hubert Humphrey Building
200 Independence Avenue SW
Washington D.C. 20201

To watch the webcast live visit www.hhs.gov/live

For those who cannot attend in person but would like to participate in the Q & A portion a conference line has been provided:

DIAL-IN: 877-918-6703

The press conference will also be available via fiber: PGAD Reservation: 1985894

For more information on the Departments' efforts to fight fraud and abuse please visit www.stopmedicarefraud.gov

Note: All HHS press releases, fact sheets and other press materials are available at http://www.hhs.gov/news.


HHS Press Office

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