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HHS/IHS RIN: 0917-AA14 Publication ID: Fall 2023 
Title: Removal of Obsolete Portion of Regulation Relating to Care and Treatment of Ineligible Individuals  

This final rule will remove unnecessary language at 42 CFR 136.14(b).  The regulations at 42 CFR 136.14 establish general principles and program requirements for carrying out Indian health programs. 42 CFR 136.14(b) provides that ineligible individuals receiving services be charged "rates approved by the Assistant Secretary for Health and Surgeon General published in the Federal Register." The Assistant Secretary for Health and the Surgeon General no longer approve or publish such rates.

Agency: Department of Health and Human Services(HHS)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined 
CFR Citation: 42 CFR 136.14(b)   
Legal Authority: Not Yet Determined   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  06/15/2020  85 FR 36182   
NPRM Comment Period End  08/14/2020 
Final Action  02/00/2024 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: Undetermined 
Federalism: Undetermined 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Carl G. Mitchell
Director, Division of Regulatory and Policy Coordination
Department of Health and Human Services
Indian Health Service
5600 Fishers Lane, 09E70,
Rockville, MD 20857
Phone:301 443-1116