HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Other Health Experts to Host Webchat on Health Insurance Reform and Seniors

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Assistant Secretary for the Administration on Aging Kathy Greenlee will host a webchat tomorrow, Thursday, April 8, to discuss the benefits of the new health reform law as it relates to America’s seniors. Sebelius and Greenlee will highlight some of the immediate benefits of health reform for America’s seniors before answering pre-submitted questions from the public.

The chat is the second in a series of discussions that is designed to help Americans understand the benefits of the newly passed health insurance reform law.

Members of the public are encouraged to submit questions via email to [email protected]. HHS officials will try to answer as many questions as possible during the webchat and post questions and answers on the web site as well.

 

WHAT:

Health Reform Weekly Webchat with HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Assistant Secretary for Aging Kathy Greenlee and Principal Deputy Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Marilyn Tavenner

 

WHEN:

Thursday April 8, 2010

1:00 p.m. EDT

 

WHERE:

www.HealthReform.gov

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

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



CONTACT:

HHS Press Office
202-690-6343

KEYWORDS:   United States  North America  District of Columbia

INDUSTRY KEYWORDS:   Seniors  Health  Public Policy/Government  Healthcare Reform  Public Policy  White House/Federal Government  Consumer  General Health  Managed Care

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