HHS to Announce New Resources for States to Help Prevent Unreasonable Insurance Rate Hikes

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On Thursday, February 24, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will host a press conference call at 2:00 p.m. (ET) to announce the availability of new resources to help states protect consumers from unreasonable insurance premium increases.

WHO:

 

Steve Larsen, Director, Center for Consumer Information & Insurance Oversight, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

 

WHAT:

Media call with HHS official

 

WHEN:

Thursday, February 24, 2011
2:00 p.m. (ET)
 

CALL-IN:

800-593-9947

 

PASSCODE:

HHS1

 

An audio recording will be available within an hour of the call by dialing 888-566-0596. No passcode is necessary.

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:   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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