HHS Secretary Sebelius & HHS Chief Technology Officer Introduce New Consumer Empowerment Tool, www.HealthCare.gov

Will introduce and demonstrate new website designed to give consumers more control over their own health care

--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will introduce www.HealthCare.gov, a powerful new tool for consumers. The Secretary and Todd Park, Chief Technology Officer for HHS, will roll out the new site, called for in the Affordable Care Act, demonstrate some of its important features and answer questions from the media. The new site is designed to help consumers take control of their health care and make the choices that are right for them by putting the power of health care information at their fingertips.



A demonstration and media briefing around www.HealthCare.gov a powerful new consumer information tool called for in the Affordable Care Act



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

Todd Park, Chief Technology Officer, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services



Thursday July 1, 2010

Pre-set: 12:30 p.m. EDT
1:00 p.m. EDT


Hubert Humphrey Building

200 Independence Avenue SW
Washington D.C., 20201



LIVE at 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: 800-857-6748

For more information on the Affordable Care Act and other recent HHS implementation announcements, please visit www.HealthCare.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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