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

June 22-24, Rockville, Maryland
Meeting Notice


The meeting included 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. Members of the public had the opportunity to provide comments on Friday afternoon. 

Agenda (PDF - 1 page)

Minutes ( PDF - 17 pages)

Meeting Materials

* Materials were created for the informative use of the Committee only and are not meant to be official documents from HRSA.

Steps to Completion of Proposed Methodology

Population: Provider Statistics (PowerPoint)

Barriers Workgroup Decision Points (June 22, 2011)

Summary of Workforce Workgroup Decisions (June 27, 2011) (PDF)

Workforce Workgroup Decisions Matrix (PDF)

UDS vs. MGMA Productivity Ratio (PDF)

Data Weighting Committee Report (PowerPoint)

Preliminary Impact Analysis (PowerPoint)

Current Shortage Designation Workflow (PowerPoint)

Shortage Designation Models for Testing

 MUP Proposals: Regular, Simplified & Streamlined (June 23, 2011) (PowerPoint)

Facilities Workgroup Proposals (June 23, 2011)

 Written Comment from Dr. Andrew Halpern

 Written Comment from Dave Mason

 Written Comment from Jamal Edwards

 Written Comment from American Nurses Association