Health Center Regulatory Issues

Regulations NACHC is Currently Reviewing

We wanted to let you know about several rules that NACHC is currently reviewing with upcoming comment deadlines.  Please be on the lookout for more information on our draft comments as the comment deadlines approach.

Recently Submitted Comments:

Currently Reviewing and Drafting Comments on: 

  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs Interim Final Rule on 40 mile driving distance calculation (comments due at www.regulations.gov by May 26, 2015)
  • CMS’ Proposed Rule on Stage 3 Meaningful Use, the Office of the National Coordinator’s Proposed Rule on certification criteria, and CMS’ Proposed Rule aligning meaningful use (comments due at www.regulations.gov by May 29, 2015 and June 15, 2015)
  • CMS’ Proposed Rule on mental health parity in Medicaid managed care and CHIP  (comments due at www.regulations.gov by June 9, 2015).

As always, we encourage you to review these rules and our draft comments and submit comments reflecting your state or local experience. Please feel free to contact Colleen Meiman and Susan Sumrell should you have any questions about these rules or any other issues for the Regulatory Affairs Department.