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HHS/CMS RIN: 0938-AR93 Publication ID: Fall 2013 
Title: Establishment of the Basic Health Program (CMS-2380-F) 
Abstract: This final rule establishes the Basic Health Program as required by the Affordable Care Act. The Basic Health Program provides States the flexibility to establish an alternative coverage program for low-income individuals who would otherwise be eligible to purchase coverage through the exchange. This final rule addresses eligibility and enrollment, benefits, delivery of health care services, transfer of funds to participating states, and secretarial oversight relating to the Basic Health Program. 
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services(HHS)  Priority: Economically Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: Yes  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 42 CFR 600   
Legal Authority: PL 111-148, sec 1331   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Statutory    01/01/2014 
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  09/25/2013  78 FR 58786   
NPRM Comment Period End  11/25/2013 
Final Action  03/00/2014 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: State 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Linda Nablo
Director, Division of Children’s Health Insurance Programs
Department of Health and Human Services
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Mail Stop S2-14-26, 7500 Security Boulevard,
Baltimore, MD 21244
Phone:410 786-5143