White House Senior Advisor on Disability Policy Jeffrey Crowley and Other HHS Officials to Host Web Chat on How the Afford

Webchat will be available live at www.hhs.gov/live

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will host a Web chat on how the Affordable Care Act will benefit Americans with disabilities, this Thursday, May 20, 2010. White House Senior Advisor on Disability Policy, Jeffrey Crowley, HHS Director of the Office on Disability, Henry Claypool, and HHS Deputy Director of the Office of Health Reform, Meena Seshamani will discuss how the new law will improve the health security for Americans with disabilities and their families and will answer pre-selected and live questions from the American public.

The Web chat is the eighth 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.



Affordable Care Act Webchat to discuss benefits for Americans with disabilities



Henry Claypool, Director of the Office on Disability, HHS

Jeffrey Crowley, Senior Advisor on Disability Policy, White House

Meena Seshamani, Deputy Director, Office of Health Reform, HHS



Thursday, May 20, 2010

1:00 p.m. EDT



LIVE at www.hhs.gov/live


For more information on the new health reform law please visit www.healthreform.gov.

Note: All HHS press releases, fact sheets and other press materials are available at http://www.hhs.gov/news.


HHS Press Office

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