Federal, state, and local partners gather for summit to discuss fraud prevention efforts
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On Tuesday, March 15th U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will deliver remarks at the fifth in a series of summits bringing together a wide-array of federal, state, and local partners, beneficiaries, providers, and other interested parties to discuss innovative ways to eliminate fraud within the U.S. health care system. The summit will include educational panels featuring law enforcement officials, consumer experts, providers, and key government agencies. Immediately following their remarks the Secretary and Attorney General will participate in a media availability session.
On June 8, 2010, President Obama announced as part of a multi-faceted effort to crack down on Medicare fraud, a nationwide series of health care fraud prevention summits hosted by the Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services. Summits have already taken place in Miami, Los Angeles, Boston, and New York City.
|Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services|
|Eric Holder, U.S. Attorney General|
|Tuesday, March 15, 2011|
|Summit: 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.|
Sebelius/Holder Remarks: 11:45 a.m. EDT
|Wayne State University|
|Community Arts Center|
|450 Reuther Mall|
|Detroit MI, 48202|
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