Rural Assembly invited to participate on federal healthcare call

The White House Office of Public Engagement has invited members of the Rural Assembly and others to join a conference call on Thursday, September 23rd 2010 with Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and senior Administration officials to discuss key new health care benefits under the Affordable Care Act.  

Time: 3:45 PM ET (please dial in 5 minutes early)
Call Name: Health Care Benefits for Rural America
Call Number: (800) 288-8968

RSVP: Please RSVP to opersvp@who.eop.gov.  

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