HHS Secretary Sebelius, U.S. Attorney General Holder to Kick-Off Third Regional Health Care Fraud Prevention Summit in Bro

Federal, state, and local partners gather for the first in a series of day-long summits to discuss fraud prevention efforts

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On Friday, November 5, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Attorney General Eric Holder will kick-off the third in a series of day-long summits bringing together a wide-array of federal, state, and local partners, beneficiaries, providers, and other interested parties to discuss innovative ways to eliminate fraud within the U.S. health care system. The summit will include educational panels featuring law enforcement officials, consumer experts, providers, and key government agencies

On June 8, 2010, President Obama announced as part of a multi-faceted effort to crack down on Medicare fraud, a nationwide series of health care fraud prevention summits hosted by the Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services. Summits have already taken place in Miami and Los Angeles.

 

WHO:

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

Eric Holder, U.S. Attorney General
 

WHEN:

Friday, November 5, 2010

9:15 a.m. EDT

 

WHERE:

Brooklyn Law School
250 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, New York, 11201
 

NOTE: All media must present government-issued photo I.D. (such as a driver’s license) as well as valid media credentials. Media may begin arriving at 8:00 a.m. EDT and cameras must be pre-set by 9:00 a.m. EDT.

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  New York

INDUSTRY KEYWORDS:   Health  Public Policy/Government  Healthcare Reform  Public Policy  White House/Federal Government  General Health

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