Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act

Docket ID: CMS-2012-0031
Agency: Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services (CMS)
Parent Agency: Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
This final rule amends to regulations regarding certain preventive health services under provisions of the Affordable Care Act. The amendments establish alternative ways to fulfill the requirements of the Public Health Service Act and corresponding provisions under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code.
RIN: 0938-AR42
Impacts and Effects: Small Entities (Business, Governmental Jurisdictions, Organizations)
CFR Citation: 45 CFR 147
Priority: Other Significant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Fall 2013
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: PL 111-148, sec 1341, PHS Act, sec 2713
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: State
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: Business, Governmental Jurisdictions, Organizations
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
ANPRM03/21/201277 FR 16501
ANPRM Comment Period End06/12/2012
NPRM02/06/201378 FR 8456
NPRM Comment Period End04/08/2013
Final Action07/02/201378 FR 39869
Docket Details open glossary dialog  
Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

View All  (5)
Comment Period Closed
Apr 30, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 05/13/2013
ID: CMS-2012-0031-165179
Comment Period Closed
Apr 30, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 05/13/2013
ID: CMS-2012-0031-165178
Comment Period Closed
Apr 08, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 02/06/2013
ID: CMS-2012-0031-63161
Comment Period Closed
Apr 01, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 05/13/2013
ID: CMS-2012-0031-165210
Comment Period Closed
Jun 19, 2012 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 03/21/2012
ID: CMS-2012-0031-0001

Supporting Documents

No documents available.


View All  (165,228)

Comments Received*
Regulatory Timeline
Pre Rule
Current Stage
Proposed Rule
Current Stage
Final Rule
Current Stage
Current Stage
Agency Contact
Jacob Ackerman
Health Insurance Specialist
7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21244
Baltimore, MD 21244
*This count refers to the total comment/submissions received on this docket, as of 11:59 PM yesterday. Note: Agencies review all submissions, however some agencies may choose to redact, or withhold, certain submissions (or portions thereof) such as those containing private or proprietary information, inappropriate language, or duplicate/near duplicate examples of a mass-mail campaign. This can result in discrepancies between this count and those displayed when conducting searches on the Public Submission document type. For specific information about an agency’s public submission policy, refer to its website or the Federal Register document.