September 22 -24, 2010
Summary Meeting Minutes (PDF - 77 KB)
The meeting included an orientation to the negotiated rulemaking process, ground rules for Committee operations, and an overview of the key topics on which the Committee will explore and seek consensus. The Friday morning meeting included development of the agenda for the next meeting, as well as an opportunity for public comment.
* Materials were created for the informative use of the Committee only and are not meant to be official documents from HRSA.
Introduction to Negotiated Rulemaking (PPT - 601 KB) presentation by the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Interest-Based Problem Solving (PPT - 587 KB) presentation by the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Preliminary Presentation on Purpose, Principles, Issues and Process for Revised Rules (PDF - 90 KB) presentation by John Snow, Inc.
Current Approach, Legislation and Rulemaking History (PDF - 186 KB) presentation by John Snow, Inc.
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Negotiated Rulemaking Legislation
Negotiated Rulemaking Act (PDF - 90 KB)
Legislative authority for MUA/P and HPSA designations
Section 330 Language on MUA/P (PDF - 28 KB)
Section 332 Language on HPSA (PDF - 59 KB)
Programs that Use MUA/P and HPSA Designations
Health Professions Titles 7 and 8 (PDF - 55 KB)
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Programs:
Medicare 10 percent Bonus Payment in HPSAs (PDF - 31 KB)
Current Designation Processes
MUA/P Regulations (PDF - 2 MB)
Primary Care HPSA Regulations (PDF - 1.9 MB)
Summary of Current Criteria (PDF -73 KB)
Number of Primary Care HPSAs and MUAs (PDF 30 KB)
Additional Background Information
Negotiated Rulemaking Committee on the Designation of MUPs and HPSAs: Final Report to the Secretary (PDF -83 pages) (11/01/2011)
Addenda to the Report (PDF - 24 pages)
Attachments (PDF - 61 pages)
Secretary's Response to the March 2011 Preliminary Report (PDF - 1 pages) (04/27/2011)
Negotiated Rulemaking Committee on the Designation of MUPs and HPSAs: Report to the Secretary (PDF - 379KB) (03/17/2011)
Notice of Establishment (07/22/2010)
Intent to Form Negotiated Rulemaking Committee (05/11/2010)