Health Resources and Services Administration May 11, 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Designation of Medically Underserved Populations and Health Professions Shortage Areas; Intent To Form Negotiated Rulemaking Committee
Document Number: 2010-11214
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-05-11
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
As required by Section 5602 of Public Law 111-148, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, HRSA plans to establish a comprehensive methodology and criteria for Designation of Medically Underserved Populations (MUPs) and Primary Care Health Professions Shortage Areas (HPSAs) [under sections 330(b)(3) and 332 of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, respectively], using a Negotiated Rulemaking process. To do this, HRSA intends to establish a Negotiated Rulemaking Committee under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA).