HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to kickoff 2012 Medicare Open Enrollment Period in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Sebelius to highlight Medicare-covered preventive services, extended enrollment period from October 15 to December 7

HERSHEY, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 11:00 a.m., U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius will discuss the extended Medicare Open Enrollment Period and new benefits under the Affordable Care Act at Mohler Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. The enrollment period will begin earlier this year on Saturday, October 15 and has expanded to seven weeks to allow eligible beneficiaries more time to find the best plan that meets their needs. At the event, Secretary Sebelius will also take questions from seniors about the new choices and benefits that Medicare now covers under the Affordable Care Act.

WHO:

  HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius
 

WHEN:

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Event begins at 11:00 AM – b-roll opportunities

 

WHERE:

Mohler Center
25 Hope Drive, Hershey, PA
 

CONTACT:

Keith Maley, [email protected]

 

Event is open to credentialed members of the media only.

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

KEYWORDS:   United States  North America  Pennsylvania

INDUSTRY KEYWORDS:   Health  Public Policy/Government  Healthcare Reform  Public Policy  State/Local  White House/Federal Government  Professional Services  Insurance  General Health  Managed Care

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