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.
Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
|Eric Holder, U.S. Attorney General|
|Friday, November 5, 2010|
9:15 a.m. EDT
|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.
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HHS Press Office
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