HHS Secretary Sebelius to Make Major Announcement Affecting Early Retirees Under Affordable Care Act

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On Tuesday, August 31, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will hold a press conference to announce new details regarding provisions of the Affordable Care Act that will help employers continue to provide health insurance coverage for early retirees.

Sebelius will be joined by the Director of the Office of Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight, Jay Angoff, business owners, workers, union representatives, and local governments’ officials for the announcement.

WHO:

      Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Jay Angoff, Director, Office of Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight
 

WHEN:

Tuesday, August 31, 2010
1:30 p.m. EDT
 

WHERE:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Hubert H. Humphrey Building
200 Independence Ave. SW
Auditorium
 

NOTE:

For those who cannot attend in person but would like to participate in the Q & A portion, a conference line has been provided:
 

Dial-In: 800-857-6748

Passcode: HHS

The entire event is being webcast at www.HHS.gov/live.

For more information on the Affordable Care Act please visit www.HealthReform.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

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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