Department of Health and Human Services November 30, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Data Collection Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations
Document Number: 2016-28798
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as part of its continuing efforts to reduce public burden and maximize the utility of government information, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This notice invites comment on a proposed information collection project entitled ``Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices related to a Domestic Readiness Initiative on Zika Virus Disease.'' This project consists of telephone interviews with participants in Puerto Rico and the domestic U.S.
Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review
Document Number: 2016-28797
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
Notice of Allotment Percentages to States for Child Welfare Services State Grants
Document Number: 2016-28770
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
As required by section 423(c) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 623(c)), the Department of Health and Human Services is publishing the allotment percentage for each state under the title IV-B subpart 1, Child Welfare Services State Grants Program. Under section 423(a), the allotment percentages are one of the factors used in the computation of the federal grants awarded under the program.
Food Additives Permitted in Feed and Drinking Water of Animals; Guanidinoacetic Acid
Document Number: 2016-28754
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA, we, the Agency) is amending the regulations for food additives permitted in feed and drinking water of animals to provide for the safe use of guanidinoacetic acid as a substance that spares arginine and serves as a precursor of creatine in broiler chicken and turkey feeds. This action is in response to a food additive petition filed by Alzchem AG.
Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Programs: Eligibility Notices, Fair Hearing and Appeal Processes for Medicaid and Other Provisions Related to Eligibility and Enrollment for Medicaid and CHIP
Document Number: 2016-27848
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
This proposed rule proposes to implement provisions of the Medicaid statute pertaining to Medicaid eligibility and appeals. This proposed rule continues our efforts to assist states in implementing Medicaid and CHIP eligibility, appeals, and enrollment changes required by the Affordable Care Act.
Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Programs: Eligibility Notices, Fair Hearing and Appeal Processes for Medicaid and Other Provisions Related to Eligibility and Enrollment for Medicaid and CHIP
Document Number: 2016-27844
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
This final rule implements provisions of the Affordable Care Act that expand access to health coverage through improvements in Medicaid and coordination between Medicaid, CHIP, and Exchanges. This rule finalizes most of the remaining provisions from the ``Medicaid, Children's Health Insurance Programs, and Exchanges: Essential Health Benefits in Alternative Benefit Plans, Eligibility Notices, Fair Hearing and Appeal Processes for Medicaid and Exchange Eligibility Appeals and Other Provisions Related to Eligibility and Enrollment for Exchanges, Medicaid and CHIP, and Medicaid Premiums and Cost Sharing; Proposed Rule'' that we published in the January 22, 2013, Federal Register. This final rule continues our efforts to assist states in implementing Medicaid and CHIP eligibility, appeals, and enrollment changes required by the Affordable Care Act.