Before heading out for the holidays, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released their 2024 regulatory agenda. HHS included 177 rules currently in the various stages of rulemaking: Prerule Stage, Proposed Rule Stage and the Final Rule Stage. Below are just some of the rules we are watching with their expected due dates – please note, these dates may change.

HHS has committed to releasing proposed payment rules in line with their required statutory deadlines:

Expected April 24

Expected June 24

Expected December 24

The Department is also working on rules addressing the Social Determinants of Health…

Tobacco Cessation

Access to Care

… and Health Information Technology.

HHS also has a few promised regulations left over from 2023. The Department still plans to release proposed rules on: