HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and DOC Secretary Gary Locke to Host Webchat on Reinsurance & Early Retirees

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Gary Locke will host a webchat tomorrow, WEDNESDAY May 5, to discuss regulations issued yesterday establishing the Early Retiree Reinsurance Program in the Affordable Care Act. This temporary program will make it easier for employers to provide coverage to early retirees. Sebelius and Locke will spend the duration of the webchat answering both pre-submitted and a few live questions from the public.

The chat is the sixth in a series of discussions that will explain the impact of the newly passed health reform law.

Members of the public are encouraged to submit questions via email to [email protected].



Health Reform Webchat with HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius DOC Secretary Gary Locke



Wednesday May 5, 2010

11:30 a.m. EDT




The Webchat will be available via satellite feed at the following coordinates:


G-19 13K Digital Only Slot A
Orbital Location: 97' West
D/L: 11951Mhz Vertical
FEC: 3/4
Symbol Rate: 6.111319 @ 204 packet = 8.448 Data Rate
4X3 Aspect Ratio

For more information on the new health reform law please visit www.healthreform.gov

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