[nfbwatlk] FW: How The Affordable Care Act Will Benefit People With Disabilities

Prows, Bennett (HHS/OCR) Bennett.Prows at HHS.GOV
Tue May 18 12:08:50 CDT 2010

            Thought this might be of interest.



Subject: How The Affordable Care Act Will Benefit People With


Do you have a disability or have someone close to you who does? Do you
wonder if and how the Affordable Care Act can really help you? 

We'll be taking your questions about how the Affordable Care Act will
benefit people with disabilities, or those with loved ones affected by a

Join our WebChat this upcoming Thursday, May 20, at 1:00 P.M EDT at
nByb3dzQGhocy5nb3YmZXh0cmE9JiYm&&&100&&&http://www.hhs.gov/live> . 

Henry Claypool, the Director of the Office of Disability at HHS, Jeffrey
Crowley, Senior Advisor on Disability Policy at the White House and
Meena Seshamani, Deputy Director in the Office of Health Reform at HHS
will discuss and answer YOUR questions about how the Affordable Care Act
will help those who have a disability. 

Send your questions to healthreform at hhs.gov and we'll answer as many as
possible during Chat. We will also take questions live from twitter
using our handle @HHSGOV. 

This week's show is the eighth in the Affordable Care Act WebChat
series. Tune in each week as we continue to talk about different aspects
of the new health reform bill so that you, your family and friends can
stay informed. 

You can find previous WebChats on healthreform.gov
and browse the site to find all the latest information available from
HHS on the new law.  

Thanks for participating, and stay tuned to get your questions answered.

Jenny Backus 
Acting Assistant Secretary of Public Affairs 
Moderator of the HHS Weekly WebChat  


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