HHS Secretary Sebelius to Meet with Wisconsin Seniors in Milwaukee

Secretary Sebelius to highlight how the health reform law strengthens Medicare

--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services:

 

WHAT:

Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius will join seniors to discuss how the Affordable Care Act has strengthened Medicare for seniors across the country. Secretary Sebelius will highlight how the law extends important benefits such as preventive services at no cost to seniors, annual wellness visits that provide seniors more time with their doctor and a 50 percent discount on covered prescription drugs for certain people with Medicare. The law provides unprecedented fraud-fighting tools, cracks down on waste, fraud and abuse, and just last year returned $4.1 billion to the federal government.
 

WHO:

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

WHEN:

9:00 AM (CDT)
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
 

WHERE:

Washington Park Senior Center
4420 West Vliet Street, Milwaukee, WI 53208
 

CONTACT:

Keith Maley, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, [email protected]

 

Event is open to credentialed members of the media only.



CONTACT:

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Office of Public Affairs
202-690-6343
[email protected]
www.hhs.gov/news

KEYWORDS:   United States  North America  Wisconsin

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

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