Health Resources and Services Administration September 27, 2021 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Criteria for Determining Maternity Care Health Professional Target Areas
Document Number: 2021-20855
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-09-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
In accordance with the requirements of the Public Health Service Act, HRSA, authorized by the Secretary of HHS, shall establish the criteria which will be used to determine maternity care health professional target areas (MCTAs) in existing primary care Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs). This notice sets forth the proposed criteria which will be used to identify and score MCTAs.
Statutory Requirements and Process Standardization: Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program Model Eligibility Review
Document Number: 2021-20853
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-09-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
HRSA, in partnership with the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) within HHS, oversees the MIECHV Program, which supports voluntary, evidence-based home visiting services during pregnancy and to families with young children up to kindergarten entry. HRSA proposes to standardize a process for also assessing Home Visiting Evidence of Effectiveness (HomVEE)-approved home visiting models against the MIECHV statutory requirements for a model to determine which of the HomVEE- approved models can be used to implement the MIECHV Program.