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HHS/CMS RIN: 0938-AR92 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: Flexibility, Efficiency, and Modernization in Child Support Enforcement Programs (CMS-2343-F) 

The rule finalizes revisions to make Child Support Enforcement program operations and enforcement procedures more flexible, more effective, and more efficient by recognizing the strength of existing State enforcement programs, advancements in technology that can enable improved collection rates, and the move toward electronic communication and document management. This rule also improves and simplifies program operations and removes outmoded limitations to program innovations to better serve families. In addition, it clarifies and corrects technical provisions in existing regulations.

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 433   
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 1302   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  11/18/2014  79 FR 68548   
NPRM Comment Period End  01/16/2015 
Final Action  12/00/2016 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: State, Tribal 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Related RINs: Related to 0970-AC50  Related Agencies: Joint: HHS/ACF; 
Agency Contact:
Elizabeth Garbarczyk
Special Assistant
Department of Health and Human Services
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, MS: S2-26-12, 7500 Security Boulevard,
Baltimore, MD 21244
Phone:410 786-0426