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Purpose: The National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary with respect to the delivery, research, development and administration of health and human services in rural areas. Agenda: Sunday afternoon, January 29, at 2 p.m., the Chairperson, the Honorable David Beasley, will open the meeting and welcome the Committee. The first session will open with a discussion of the Committee business and a review of the 2006 report to the Secretary. This will be followed by a session on the role of HHS in connecting the three 2007 report topics by Elizabeth M. Duke, Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration. Jack Kalavritinos, HHS Office of Intergovernmental Affairs has also been invited to speak on these three topics. The three topics for the 2007 report are as follows: Medicare Advantage, Substance Abuse and Head Start. The final two sessions of the day will be an overview of Medicare Advantage in rural communities and an overview of substance abuse in rural communities. The Sunday meeting will close at 5:15 p.m. Monday morning, January 30, at 8:45 a.m. the meeting will begin with an overview of Head Start in rural communities. The next three sessions will look at the three topics from a research perspective. Speakers will include Keith Mueller from the Rural Policy Research Institute; Peggy Halpern and Ann McCormick from ASPE (Assistant Secretary for Planning and PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1435 Evaluation, HHS); David Hartley with Maine Rural Health Research Center; and Maria Woolverton, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation at the Administration for Children and Families. The final two sessions of the day will consist of an update on Washington by the National Rural Health Association and the appointment of Subcommittees for the 2007 report. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services; 
Notice of Meeting

    In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (Public Law 92-463), notice is hereby given that the 
following committee will convene its fifty-second meeting.
    Name: National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human 
Services.
    Dates and Times: January 29, 2006, 2 p.m.-5:15 p.m.; January 30, 
2006, 8:45 a.m.-4:45 p.m.; January 31, 2006, 8:30 a.m.-11:15 a.m.
    Place: Jurys Washington Hotel, 1500 New Hampshire Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20036, Phone: 202-483-6000.
    Status: The meeting will be open to the public.
    Purpose: The National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human 
Services provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary with 
respect to the delivery, research, development and administration of 
health and human services in rural areas.
    Agenda: Sunday afternoon, January 29, at 2 p.m., the Chairperson, 
the Honorable David Beasley, will open the meeting and welcome the 
Committee. The first session will open with a discussion of the 
Committee business and a review of the 2006 report to the Secretary. 
This will be followed by a session on the role of HHS in connecting the 
three 2007 report topics by Elizabeth M. Duke, Administrator of the 
Health Resources and Services Administration. Jack Kalavritinos, HHS 
Office of Intergovernmental Affairs has also been invited to speak on 
these three topics. The three topics for the 2007 report are as 
follows: Medicare Advantage, Substance Abuse and Head Start. The final 
two sessions of the day will be an overview of Medicare Advantage in 
rural communities and an overview of substance abuse in rural 
communities. The Sunday meeting will close at 5:15 p.m.
    Monday morning, January 30, at 8:45 a.m. the meeting will begin 
with an overview of Head Start in rural communities. The next three 
sessions will look at the three topics from a research perspective. 
Speakers will include Keith Mueller from the Rural Policy Research 
Institute; Peggy Halpern and Ann McCormick from ASPE (Assistant 
Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, HHS); David Hartley with Maine 
Rural Health Research Center; and Maria Woolverton, Office of Planning, 
Research and Evaluation at the Administration for Children and 
Families. The final two sessions of the day will consist of an update 
on Washington by the National Rural Health Association and the 
appointment of Subcommittees for the 2007 report. The Monday meeting 
will close at 4:45 p.m.
    The final session will be convened Tuesday morning, January 31, at 
8:30 a.m. The Committee will break into Subcommittee format to discuss 
the chapter outlines and timelines. The meeting will conclude with a 
discussion of the June meeting. The meeting will be adjourned at 11:15 
a.m.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anyone requiring information regarding 
the Committee should contact Tom Morris, M.P.A., Executive Secretary, 
National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services, Health 
Resources and Services Administration, Parklawn Building, Room 9A-55, 
5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, telephone (301) 443-0835, Fax 
(301) 443-2803.
    Persons interested in attending any portion of the meeting should 
contact Michele Pray-Gibson, Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP), 
telephone (301) 443-0835. The Committee meeting agenda will be posted 
on ORHP's Web site http://www.ruralhealth.hrsa.gov.

    Dated: December 29, 2005.
Tina M. Cheatham,
Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination.
 [FR Doc. E6-43 Filed 1-6-06; 8:45 am]
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