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HHS/OCR RIN: 0945-AA11 Publication ID: Spring 2020 
Title: Nondiscrimination in Health and Health Education Programs or Activities  

This rulemaking would finalize, with appropriate changes in response to public comments, the proposed rule implementing section 1557 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), and conforming amendments to related HHS rules.  Section 1557 of PPACA prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability under any health program or activity, any part of which is receiving Federal financial assistance, including credits, subsidies, or contracts of insurance, or under any program or activity that is administered by an Executive Agency or any entity established under title l of the PPACA.

Agency: Department of Health and Human Services(HHS)  Priority: Economically Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: Yes  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Deregulatory 
CFR Citation: 42 CFR 438    42 CFR 440    42 CFR 460    45 CFR 86    45 CFR 92    45 CFR 147    45 CFR 155 and 156   
Legal Authority: sec. 1557 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (42 U.S.C. 18116)   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  06/14/2019  84 FR 27846   
NPRM Comment Period End  08/13/2019 
Final Action  06/00/2020 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes  Government Levels Affected: Federal, Local, State 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses, Governmental Jurisdictions, Organizations  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: Yes 
RIN Information URL:  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: Yes 
Related Agencies: Joint: HHS/CMS; 
Agency Contact:
Luben Montoya
Section Chief, Civil Rights Division
Department of Health and Human Services
Office for Civil Rights
200 Independence Avenue SW,
Washington, DC 20201
Phone:800 368-1019
TDD Phone:800 537-7697