Secretary Sebelius and Acting Deputy Attorney General, Gary G. Grindler, Join with HHS Senior Officials to Participate in

Web chat will be available live at www.hhs.gov/live

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Officials from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Justice will host a Web chat regarding fraud prevention and the Affordable Care Act on Wednesday, June 2, 2010. HHS Secretary Sebelius, Acting Deputy Attorney General, Gary G. Grindler of the Department of Justice, Assistant Secretary for Aging, Kathy Greenlee, and Peter Budetti, Deputy Administrator for Program Integrity at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will answer questions about the new law and they will give some helpful tips for seniors and other Americans on how to avoid scams and schemes.

The Web chat is the tenth in a series of discussions that are designed to help Americans understand the impact of the newly passed health insurance reform law.

Members of the public are encouraged to submit questions via email to [email protected] and via twitter using handle, @HHSGOV.

WHAT:

    Affordable Care Act Web chat to discuss how the Affordable Care Act will help prevent fraud, waste and abuse
 

WHO:

Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Gary G. Grindler, Acting Deputy Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice
Kathy Greenlee, Assistant Secretary for Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Peter Budetti, Deputy Administrator for Program Integrity at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

 

WHEN:

Wednesday, June 2, 2010
2:00 p.m. EDT
 

WHERE:

LIVE at www.hhs.gov/live

For more information on the new health reform law please visit www.healthreform.gov. To learn more about the efforts of HHS and DOJ to combat waste, fraud and abuse in the Medicare system, go to: www.stopmedicarefraud.gov.

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
or
DOJ Press Office
202-514-2007

KEYWORDS:   United States  North America  District of Columbia

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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