Department of Health and Human Services November 28, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Pediatric Ethics Subcommittee; Amendment of Notice
Document Number: E8-28382
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-28
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-28380
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-28
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-28371
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-28
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
Medicare Program; Announcement of Meeting of the Advisory Panel on Medicare Education, January 13, 2009
Document Number: E8-28368
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-28
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, this notice announces a meeting of Advisory Panel on Medicare Education (the Panel). The Panel advises and makes recommendations to the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on the effectiveness of consumer education strategies concerning the Medicare program. This meeting is open to the public.
Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health (ABRWH or Advisory Board), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Document Number: E8-28335
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-28
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
Availability of an Update to the ATSDR Policy Guideline for Dioxins and Dioxin-Like Compounds in Residential Soil; Correction
Document Number: E8-28261
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-28
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services
Correction: This notice was published in the Federal Register on October 15, 2008, Volume 73, Number 200, page 61133. The original version of the ATSDR Dioxin Soil Policy that was posted on the ATSDR Web site at: http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/substances/dioxin/policy prior to November 3, 2008, has been updated to include some minor edits to the policy. These updates are now available at the ATSDR Web site for your review.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: E8-28210
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-28
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Cancer Institute; Notice of Closed Meetings
Document Number: E8-28209
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-28
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Cancer Institute; Amended Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E8-28208
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-28
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: E8-28207
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-28
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: E8-28206
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-28
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development; Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: E8-28205
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-28
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Announcement of Seventh and Eighth Meetings of the Secretary's Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2020
Document Number: E8-28203
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-28
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces the seventh and eighth meetings of the Secretary's Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2020 (Committee). These meetings will be open to the public. The Secretary's Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2020 will address issues regarding the development and implementation of the nation's health promotion and disease prevention objectives for 2020 and activities to improve the health status of and reduce health risks for Americans by the year 2020. The Committee will provide to the Secretary of Health and Human Services advice and consultation for developing and implementing the next iteration of national health promotion and disease prevention goals and objectives and provide recommendations for initiatives to occur during the initial implementation phase of the goals and objectives. HHS will use the recommendations to inform the development of the national health promotion and disease prevention objectives for 2020 and the process for implementing the objectives. The intent is to develop and launch objectives designed to improve the health status and reduce health risks for Americans by the year 2020.
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health; Decision To Evaluate a Petition To Designate a Class of Employees for the Standard Oil Development Company, Linden, NJ, To Be Iincluded in the Special Exposure Cohort
Document Number: E8-28202
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-28
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) gives notice as required by 42 CFR 83.12(e) of a decision to evaluate a petition to designate a class of employees for the Standard Oil Development Company, Linden, New Jersey, to be included in the Special Exposure Cohort under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000. The initial proposed definition for the class being evaluated, subject to revision as warranted by the evaluation, is as follows: Facility: Standard Oil Development Company. Location: Linden, New Jersey. Job Titles and/or Job Duties: All employees. Period of Employment: August 1, 1942 through December 31, 1963.
Decision To Evaluate a Petition To Designate a Class of Employees for the United Nuclear Corp., Hematite, MO, To Be Included in the Special Exposure Cohort
Document Number: E8-28201
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-28
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) gives notice as required by 42 CFR 83.12(e) of a decision to evaluate a petition to designate a class of employees for the United Nuclear Corp., Hematite, Missouri, to be included in the Special Exposure Cohort under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000. The initial proposed definition for the class being evaluated, subject to revision as warranted by the evaluation, is as follows: Facility: United Nuclear Corp. Location: Hematite, Missouri. Job Titles and/or Job Duties: All site employees. Period of Employment: January 1, 1958 through December 31, 1969, and from January 1, 1970 through July 31, 2006 (residual radiation period).
Medicare Program; Town Hall Meeting on the Fiscal Year 2010 Applications for New Medical Services and Technologies Add-on Payments Under the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems, February 17, 2009
Document Number: E8-28180
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-28
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces a Town Hall meeting in accordance with section 1886(d)(5)(K)(viii) of the Social Security Act (the Act) to discuss fiscal year (FY) 2010 applications for add-on payments for new medical services and technologies under the hospital inpatient prospective payment systems. Interested parties are invited to this meeting to present their comments, recommendations, and data regarding whether the FY 2010 new medical services and technologies applications meet the substantial clinical improvement criterion.
Medicare Program; Rechartering of the Advisory Panel on Ambulatory Payment Classification Groups
Document Number: E8-28179
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-28
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice announces the Rechartering of the Advisory Panel on Ambulatory Payment Classification (APC) Groups (the Panel) by the Secretary, DHHS (the Secretary) for a 2-year period with the new charter effective through November 21, 2010.
Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Application by the Joint Commission for Continued Deeming Authority for Hospices
Document Number: E8-28178
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-28
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
This proposed notice with comment period acknowledges the receipt of a deeming application from the Joint Commission for continued recognition as a national accrediting organization for hospices that wish to participate in the Medicare or Medicaid programs. Section 1865(b)(3)(A) of the Act, recodified under the Medicare Improvement for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 (Pub. L. 110-275, July 15, 2008) (MIPPA) as section 1865(a)(3)(A) requires that within 60 days of receipt of an organization's complete application, we publish a notice that identifies the national accrediting body making the request, describes the nature of the request, and provides at least a 30-day public comment period.
Notice of Interest Rate on Overdue Debts
Document Number: E8-28012
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-28
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary