November 13, 2020
Additional Updates from the Federal Register
Securing Updated and Necessary Statutory Evaluations
HHS has released a proposed rule that would require the department to assess every regulation every 10 years. Regulations would expire if not reviewed in a timely manner; an estimated 2,480 regulations would be revisited under this proposal. Comments are due on January 4, 2021.
Authority of VA Professionals to Practice Health Care
The VA has released an interim final rule on the scope and requirements of providers’ VA employment. The rule also confirms the VA’s authority to establish national standards of practice for all VA-run medical facilities.
Comments are due on January 11, 2021