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Updated Thursday afternoon....

Here's the link for the Health and Human Services health reform website, with FAQ's and a webcast from Secretary Sebelius.

Below, e-mail sent from the White House.....

Join a White House Conference Call on Health Insurance Reform TODAY, Thursday, April 1 at 5:00 PM EST
Dear Friend,

The White House Office of Public Engagement is pleased to invite you to a call with Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to discuss the legislation recently signed by the President on Health Insurance Reform. The conference call will be held TODAY, Thursday, April 1, at 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST).

We encourage you to dial in a few minutes early to ensure participation in the entire call.

We also ask that you extend this invitation to your members and leaders throughout your community and across the country.

Please note: This call is for background information only and not intended for press purposes.

WHO: Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius and staff from the White House Office of Health Reform and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

WHAT: White House Briefing Call on Health Insurance Reform

WHEN: Thursday, April 1, 2010, 5:00 PM EST

HOW: Please call (800) 230-1951 and ask the operator for the "Health Care Call"

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