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Department of Health and Human Services
Negotiated Rulemaking Committee on Designation of MUPs and HPSAs

Eighth Meeting

May 18-20, Rockville, Maryland
Meeting Notice

Agenda

The meeting will include a discussion of various components of a possible methodology for identifying areas of shortage and underservice, based on the recommendations of the Committee in the previous meeting. 

The Friday meeting will also include development of the agenda for the next meeting and, in the afternoon, members of the public will have the opportunity to provide comments. Requests from the public to make oral comments or to provide written comments to the Committee should be sent to Nicole Patterson at least 10 days prior to the first day of the meeting. 

The meeting will be open to the public, with attendance limited to space available. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should notify Nicole Patterson at least 10 days prior to the meeting.

Draft Agenda (PDF - 4 pages)
Meeting Minutes (DOC - 19 pages)

Meeting Materials

HPSA and MUA/P Negotiated Rulemaking Revised Draft Road Map (PPT - 77 KB)

Facilities Designation Proposal (Version: May 18, 2011) (PDF - 3 pages)

HPSA Rule Outline (Excel - 46 KB)

MUP Proposals: Regular, Simplified & Streamlined (May 18, 2011) (PDF - 1 page)

Implementation & Transition Workgroup (PPT - 61 KB)

Data Weighting Committee Report (PPT - 161 KB)

Results from Exploratory Factor Analysis (PPT - 692 KB)

Designation Weighting Graphic (SH) (Excel - 17 KB)

MUP Proposals: Regular, Simplified & Streamlined (May 19, 2011) (PDF - 2 pages)

Consensus Recommendations of the RSA Subcommittee (PDF - 2 pages)

Tentative Full Consensus for HPSA Designations (PDF - 7 pages)

Proposal for Use of ACS Data in Designation Applications (PDF - 2 pages)

Ability to Pay Concept (SH) (Excel - 19 KB)

Final Decision Points (PDF - 2 pages)

Public Comment

Angela Minniefield, Director, California Primary Care Office (PDF - 2 pages)

Jim Reverb (PDF - 1 page)

Persons using assistive technology may not be able to fully access information in these files. For assistance, contact comments@hrsa.gov or 888-275-4772 (TTY: 877-489-4772).