Older Adults Get to Speak with President Obama About Health Care Reform

This just in from the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA):
Next Tuesday, June 8, at 11:15 a.m. EDT, President Obama and Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services, will host a “tele-town hall” event with older adults in Wheaton, MD.  The purpose of the event is to answer questions from older adults in person and by phone about how the Affordable Care Act will affect Medicare. NAELA is co-sponsoring the event along with other national organizations which represent older adults.
Individuals interested in viewing the town hall may do so through the White House website or at a regional viewing events.  The town hall will also likely be broadcast on C-SPAN. Obama Administration officials will be present at some of the regional viewing events in order to answer questions from participants.  The list of regional events includes some private events highlighted in yellow.  The rest of the events on the list are open to the public and include the location and contact information for the person organizing the event.
Individuals interested in asking a question of President Obama or Secretary Sebelius can call in during Tuesday’s town hall at 1-800-837-1935, pass code: 80272058.
Also, see this brochure from CMS about health care reform and Medicare.

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