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News Release

Thursday, March 25, 2004
Contact: Michael Orenstein
Tel: 202-606-2402

OPM Director Kay Coles James to Address the Annual Federal Employees Health Benefits Program Carrier Conference

Will focus on health premiums, services and the FEHB program

Washington, D.C. -- On Tuesday, March 30, U.S. Office of Personnel Management Director Kay Coles James will deliver the keynote address during OPM’s annual FEHB Program Carrier Conference. James will focus on health-care initiatives and general program issues. She also will encourage the carriers to observe the need to keep premiums affordable for the 9 million FEHB program participants.


OPM Director Kay Coles James’ keynote address during the annual FEHB Progam Carrier Conference*


Washington Marriot Hotel
1221 22nd Street, NW.
Washington, D.C. 20037


Tuesday, March 30


9:15 p.m. – 9:45 p.m.

Media interested in covering Director James’ keynote address should contact Mike Orenstein in the Office of Communications at 202-606-2401.

*Media are limited to coverage of the address. All other sessions are closed.

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