Department of Health and Human Services May 27, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

National Cancer Institute; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: E8-11811
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Food Labeling: Health Claims; Dietary Noncariogenic Carbohydrate Sweeteners and Dental Caries
Document Number: E8-11802
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-05-27
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is adopting as a final rule, without change, the provisions of the interim final rule that amended the regulation authorizing a health claim on noncariogenic carbohydrate sweeteners and dental caries, i.e., tooth decay, to include isomaltulose as a substance eligible for the health claim. FDA is taking this action to complete the rulemaking initiated with the interim final rule.
Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Hospice Conditions of Participation Extension of Timeline for Publication of Final Rule
Document Number: E8-11801
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-05-27
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces an extension of the timeline for publication of the ``Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Hospice Conditions of Participation'' final rule. This notice is issued in accordance with section 1871(a)(3)(B) of the Social Security Act (the Act) which requires notice be provided in the Federal Register if a final regulation, due to exceptional circumstances, will take longer to publish than 3 years after the publication date of the proposed rule. In this case, the complexity of the rule and scope of comments warrants the extension of the timeline for publication.
Statement of Organization, Functions and Delegations of Authority
Document Number: E8-11800
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research Announces Plans To Develop Its Strategic Plan for 2009-2013 and Invites Public Comments
Document Number: E8-11799
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
The NIDCR is developing a new strategic plan to guide the Institute's research efforts over the next five years (2009-2013). NIDCR is inviting public comments and input for the development of the plan via its Web site http://www.nidcr.nih.gov, by mail or fax to the addresses below.
Notice of Meeting: Secretary's Advisory Committee on Genetics, Health, and Society
Document Number: E8-11798
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-27
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
Notice of Meeting: Secretary's Advisory Committee on Genetics, Health, and Society
Document Number: E8-11792
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology; American Health Information Community Personalized Healthcare Workgroup Meeting
Document Number: E8-11773
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the 16th meeting of the American Health Information Community Personalized Healthcare Workgroup in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 5 U.S.C., App.).
Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology; American Health Information Community Chronic Care Workgroup Meeting
Document Number: E8-11770
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the 26th meeting of the American Health Information Community Chronic Care Workgroup in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 5 U.S.C., App.).
Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology; American Health Information Community Population Health and Clinical Care Connections Workgroup Meeting
Document Number: E8-11767
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the 27th meeting of the American Health Information Community Population Health and Clinical Care Connections Workgroup in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 5 U.S.C., App.).
Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology; American Health Information Community Electronic Health Records Workgroup Meeting
Document Number: E8-11764
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the 24th meeting of the American Health Information Community Electronic Health Records Workgroup in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 5 U.S.C., App.).
Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology; American Health Information Community Consumer Empowerment Workgroup Meeting
Document Number: E8-11762
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the 27th meeting of the American Health Information Community Consumer Empowerment Workgroup in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 5 U.S.C., App.).
Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology; American Health Information Community Confidentiality, Privacy, & Security Workgroup Meeting
Document Number: E8-11758
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the 20th meeting of the American Health Information Community Confidentiality, Privacy, & Security Workgroup in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 5 U.S.C., App.).
Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology; American Health Information Community Quality Workgroup Meeting
Document Number: E8-11749
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the 18th meeting of the American Health Information Community Quality Workgroup in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 5 U.S.C., App.).
Department of Health and Human Services Implementation of New Authorities for the Public Health Emergency Preparedness Cooperative Agreement
Document Number: E8-11718
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-27
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS or the Department), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), will issue an Interim Progress Report (IPR) for the PHEP cooperative agreement program in the third quarter of Fiscal Year (FY) 2008, as authorized under section 319C-1 of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, as amended by the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act (PAHPA) (Pub. L. 109-417) (42 U.S.C. 247d-3a). The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008, (H.R. 2764) provided funding for these awards. This notice provides information to facilitate the critical aspects of the program, including: Background of the program; Current requirements for awardees: [cir] MOF; Future requirements of awardees: [cir] Nonfederal matching requirementsreduced or no award provided; [cir] Evidence-based benchmarks and objective standards substantial failure results in withholding of funds; [cir] Maximum amount of carryoverexceeding the limit results in repayment of funds; [cir] Pandemic influenza planning documentsfailure to submit a sufficient operations plan results in withholding of funds; [cir] Audit requirementsfailure results in repayment of funds; Electronic submission; Important dates; Reporting; PHEP IPR for BP9 (http://www.emergency.cdc.gov/); Withholding and Repayment Guidance (Attachment).
Notice of Meeting; Chairpersons, Boards of Scientific Counselors for Institutes/Centers at the NIH
Document Number: E8-11715
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: E8-11714
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Mental Health; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E8-11713
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Government-Owned Inventions; Availability for Licensing
Document Number: E8-11698
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
The inventions listed below are owned by an agency of the U.S. Government and are available for licensing in the U.S. in accordance with 35 U.S.C. 207 to achieve expeditious commercialization of results of federally-funded research and development. Foreign patent applications are filed on selected inventions to extend market coverage for companies and may also be available for licensing.
National Cancer Institute; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: E8-11644
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E8-11634
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Reportable Food Registry as Required by the Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007; Announcement of Delay in Implementation and Request for Comments
Document Number: E8-11517
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-27
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing a delay in the implementation of the Reportable Food Registry (the Registry) of the Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007 (FDAAA). FDA intends to implement the FDAAA requirement to establish an electronic portal for reportable food by utilizing the business enterprise system currently under development by the agency. This system will be easy to use and the most efficient and cost effective for both users and the agency. FDA expects that the agency's business enterprise system will be operational in spring 2009. FDA acknowledges that the prohibited act provisions relating to the Registry will not apply until such time as FDA establishes the electronic portal to implement the Registry. In conjunction with this delay announcement, FDA is requesting comments on certain aspects of the Registry provisions.