POTUS Events: Focus on Health Care
By Sarah Lovenheim
Updated, 11:05 a.m.
President Obama begins his day with his routine briefing at 9:30 a.m., followed by the economic briefing at 10:00 a.m. and a meeting with his senior advisers at 10:30 a.m.
At 1:00 p.m., Obama kicks off the White House Forum on Health Reform with remarks about his goals to improve the nation's health care system. Forum attendees -- lawmakers, policy experts, businessmen and insurers from both sides of the political aisle -- are then expected to exchange ideas about cutting health care costs and expanding coverage.
Following the Forum, Obama sits down with Treasury Secretary TImothy Geithner at 2:30 p.m. in the Oval Office. At 4:00 p.m., he returns to the East Room to meet with forum participants.
White House press secretary Robert Gibbs delivers the daily press briefing at 2:45 p.m.
Posted at 7:47 AM ET on Mar 5, 2009
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