President's HHS secretary visiting Indianapolis

Posted at 7:33 AM, Jan 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-15 07:50:39-05

INDIANAPOLIS -- The United States Secretary of Health and Human Services will be in Indianapolis Friday morning.

Sylvia Burwell is one of many cabinent members who are traveling to different cities across the country as part of the State of the Union: Cabinet in Your Community. 

The idea is to engage with the American people and highlight some of the president's biggest advancements in his time in office. 

Burwell will be hearing from people on the Affordable Care Act.

The visit comes during the final push of open enrollment -- the last chance to get marketplace coverage for 2016. 

Burwell will be encouraging people to secure coverage ahead of the deadline.

The open enrollment period runs through the end of the month.

Burwell will be with Indiana State Representative Andre Carson at the United Way of Indiana at 3901 N. Meridian at around 10 a.m.


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