FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 12, 2010
Contact: HHS Press Office
HHS and DOJ Officials to Highlight New Provisions in Affordable Care Act to Fight Health Care Fraud
Officials Will Release New Report on Fraud Prevention and Enforcement Efforts
For Thursday, May 13, 2010
WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Attorney General Eric Holder will discuss the Obama Administration’s efforts to fight fraud using new tools provided by the Affordable Care Act at a press conference on Thursday, May 13, 2010, at 4:00 p.m. EDT. HHS and DOJ officials will also release a new report on fraud prevention and enforcement efforts. Remarks will be followed by a brief question and answer segment.
Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Eric Holder, Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice
Daniel Levinson, Inspector General, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Kathy Greenlee, Assistant Secretary for Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Peter Budetti, Deputy Administrator and Director, Center for Program Integrity, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Press conference on the Affordable Care Act; fraud prevention and enforcement efforts
Thursday, May 13, 2010, 4:00 p.m. EDT
Pre Set, 3:30 p.m. EDT
Hubert Humphrey Building
200 Independence Avenue SW
Washington D.C. 20201
To watch the webcast live visit www.hhs.gov/live
For those who cannot attend in person but would like to participate in the Q & A portion a conference line has been provided:
The press conference will also be available via fiber: PGAD Reservation: 1985894
For more information on the Departments' efforts to fight fraud and abuse please visit www.stopmedicarefraud.gov
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Last revised: May 7, 2011