HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt to Discuss Medicare's Fiscal Future

Forum Will Feature Expert Panel on Solutions for Sustainability

WHO: HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt

WHEN: Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Secretary's Address at 9:45 A.M.

Panel Discussion at 10:45 A.M.

WHERE: Newseum

555 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW - 7th floor

Washington, DC 20001

**Please use 6th Street entrance**

CONTACT: HHS Press Office

(202) 690-6343

BACKGROUND: In his remarks, Secretary Leavitt will provide insights and information on the disastrous fiscal path that Medicare is on, which threatens access to health care and the health of the U.S. economy.

Following the Secretary's address, a panel of experts will explore solutions for Medicare's sustainability from their diverse perspectives. Panelists include:

CONTACT: HHS Press Office, +1-202-690-6343

/PRNewswire-USNewswire -- April 28/

SOURCE U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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