Government Accountability Office 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Request for Health Information Technology Advisory Committee (HITAC) Nominations
Document Number: 2019-17736
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-19
Agency: Government Accountability Office, Agencies and Commissions
The 21st Century Cures Act established HITAC to provide recommendations to the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology on policies, standards, implementation specifications, and certification criteria relating to the implementation of a health information technology infrastructure that advances the electronic access, exchange, and use of health information. The Act gave the Comptroller General of the United States responsibility for appointing a portion of HITAC's members. The Act requires that members at least reflect providers, ancillary health care workers, consumers, purchasers, health plans, health information technology developers, researchers, patients, relevant Federal agencies, and individuals with technical expertise on health care quality, system functions, privacy, security, and on the electronic exchange and use of health information, including the use standards for such activity. GAO is now accepting nominations for HITAC appointments that will be effective January 1, 2020. From these nominations, GAO expects to appoint at least two new HITAC members, including one advocate for patients or consumers of health information technology. Nominations should be sent to the email or mailing address listed below. Acknowledgement of submissions will be provided within a week of submission.
Request for Nominations for the Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC)
Document Number: 2019-13249
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-21
Agency: Government Accountability Office, Agencies and Commissions
The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 established the Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee to provide comments and recommendations to the Secretary of Health and Human Services on physician payment models and gave the Comptroller General responsibility for appointing its members. GAO is now accepting nominations of individuals for this committee.
Request for Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) Nominations
Document Number: 2019-00572
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-01-31
Agency: Government Accountability Office, Agencies and Commissions
The Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIPRA) established MACPAC to review Medicaid and CHIP access and payment policies and to advise Congress on issues affecting Medicaid and CHIP. CHIPRA gave the Comptroller General of the United States responsibility for appointing MACPAC's members. GAO is now accepting nominations for MACPAC appointments that will be effective May 1, 2019. Nominations should be sent to the email or mailing address listed below. Acknowledgement of submissions will be provided within a week of submission.
Request for Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) Nominations
Document Number: 2019-00571
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-01-31
Agency: Government Accountability Office, Agencies and Commissions
The Balanced Budget Act of 1997 established the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) and gave the Comptroller General responsibility for appointing its members. GAO is now accepting nominations for MedPAC appointments that will be effective May 2019. Nominations should be sent to the email or mailing address listed below. Acknowledgement of submissions will be provided within a week of submission.