Implementation of World Trade Center Health Program Requirements for Enrollment, Appeals, Certification of Health Conditions, and Reimbursement

Docket ID: CDC-2011-0009
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Parent Agency: Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

This action will finalize the eligibility, enrollment, and appeal requirements for the WTC Health Program, including individuals who responded to the terrorist attack sites in Shanksville, PA, and at the Pentagon in Arlington, VA. This action will also finalize the interim final rule published on February 18, 2014, which amended the list of cancers covered by the Program as well as the notice of proposed rulemaking to be published in Summer 2016 (see, RIN 0920-AA56, WTC Health Program: Amendments to Definitions, Appeals, and Other Requirements).

RIN: 0920-AA44
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 42 CFR 88
Priority: Economically Significant
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Publication Period: Spring 2016
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule
Major Rule: Yes
Legal Authorities: Pub. L. 111-347
Government Levels Affected: Federal
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
Legal Deadline
ActionDateFR Citation
Interim Final Rule07/01/201176 FR 38914
Interim Final Rule Comment Period End08/30/2011
Final Rule10/00/2016
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Aug 30, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 07/01/2011
ID: CDC-2011-0009-0001

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Agency Contact
Rachel Weiss JD
Program Analyst
855 818-1629
1090 Tusculum Avenue, MS C-46
Cincinnati, OH 45226
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