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HHS/CDC RIN: 0920-AA56 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: World Trade Center Health Program: Amendments to Definitions, Appeals, and Other Requirements  

This rule proposes to amend provisions in part 88, including but not limited to those related to enrollment, certification, and appeals. This action also addresses public comments submitted in response to an interim final rule published on July 1, 2011 regarding the eligibility, enrollment, certification, and appeal requirements for the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program (WTC Health Program: Requirements for Enrollment, Appeals, Certification of Health Conditions, and Reimbursement, RIN 0920-AA44); an interim final rule published on March 28, 2013 concerning the eligibility requirements for individuals who responded to the terrorist attack sites in Shanksville, PA and at the Pentagon (WTC Health Program Eligibility Requirements for Shanksville, Pennsylvania and Pentagon Responders, RIN 0920-AA48); and the interim final rule published on February 18, 2014, which amended the list of cancers covered by the Program (WTC Health Program; Amendments to List of WTC-Related Health Conditions; Cancer; Revision, RIN 0920-AA50) .

Agency: Department of Health and Human Services(HHS)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 42 CFR 88.1   
Legal Authority: Pub. L. 111-347   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  08/17/2016  81 FR 55086   
NPRM Comment Period End  09/16/2016 
Final Rule  12/00/2016 
Final Rule Effective  01/00/2017 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Undetermined 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Related RINs: Merged with 0920-AA44, Merged with 0920-AA48, Merged with 0920-AA50 
Agency Contact:
Rachel Weiss JD
Program Analyst
Department of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1090 Tusculum Avenue, MS C-46,
Cincinnati, OH 45226
Phone:855 818-1629