Secretary Sebelius to Make Major Affordable Care Act Announcement

HHS Secretary Sebelius to visit and tour Fairmount Primary Care Center, Philadelphia, Pa.

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



HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will visit Fairmount Primary Care Center to make a major announcement about how the health reform law, the Affordable Care Act, expands the footprint of community health centers. For more than 40 years, community health centers have delivered comprehensive, high-quality preventive and primary care to patients where they live, and the Affordable Care Act makes a major investment in expanding their ability to serve patients. Secretary Sebelius will tour Fairmount Primary Care Center to see how patient care is delivered, and she will make the announcement following the tour.


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


12:45 PM (EDT)
Tuesday, May 1, 2012


Fairmount Primary Care Center
1412 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19130


Alyson Jordan, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services,

[email protected]


Event is open to credentialed members of the media only.


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

KEYWORDS:   United States  North America  District of Columbia  Pennsylvania

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



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