Secretary Sebelius and Officials from the Office of Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight to Host Affordable Care A

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will join with top officials from the newly established HHS Office of Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight to answer your questions about the Affordable Care Act and important provisions of the new law that will give you and your loved ones more choices of lower rates and stronger consumer protections. Joining the Secretary will be Steve Larsen, deputy director for oversight, and Karen Pollitz, deputy director for consumer support.

The webchat is the eleventh in a series of discussions that are designed to help Americans understand the impact of the Affordable Care Act and important benefits that they may be eligible for.

Members of the public are encouraged to submit their questions about the important new insurance provisions in the law via email to [email protected] and via twitter using handle @HHSGOV.



Affordable Care Act webchat on important insurance reforms and measures to increase accountability



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

Steve Larsen, Deputy Director for Oversight, Office of Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight

Karen Pollitz, Deputy Director for Consumer Support, Office of Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight



Wednesday, June 9, 2010

3:15 p.m. EDT




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