HHS Secretary Sebelius, U.S. Attorney General Holder to Participate in Fifth Regional Health Care Fraud Prevention Summit

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.

     

WHO:

Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Eric Holder, U.S. Attorney General
 

WHEN:

Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Summit: 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
 

Sebelius/Holder Remarks: 11:45 a.m. EDT

 

WHERE:

Wayne State University
Community Arts Center
450 Reuther Mall
Detroit MI, 48202
 

NOTE: All media must present government-issued photo I.D. (such as a driver’s license) as well as valid media credentials.

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
or
DOJ Press Office
202-514-2007

KEYWORDS:   United States  North America  District of Columbia  Michigan

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

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