Excerpt: Given the importance of graduate medical education, we would like your thoughts on GME financing, federal program governance and structure, and how it might be improved or restructured to better meet the country’s health professional needs in both the short and long terms.
Excerpt: HHS has explicitly stated illegal immigrants or those with deferred status through the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program would not be eligible for Medicaid, the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), or health insurance subsidies under PPACA.
Excerpt: We write to seek clarification regarding the extent of consultation and coordination between the Federal Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as EPA developed its proposed "Clean Power Plan" regulation for exisiting power plants and other recent major rulemakings that bear on electric reliability.
Excerpt: It is estimated that every year roughly 50,000 children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) graduate from high school and age out of their school-based support system. They are entering into adulthood and a society that may not be prepared to meet their personal and employment needs and that ultimlately limits their productivity and self-sufficiency.
Excerpt: As the deadline approaches for EPA to propose this new rule, we write to request that the agency provide, in the information it supplies the public concerning this proposal, the significant and as yet unrealized costs of meeting the existing eight-hour 75 parts per billion (ppb) ozone standard, which was finalized in 2008.
Excerpt: Recent proposals have suggested that the FCC can use its authority under Title II of the Communications Act to create legally enforceable rules to regulate Internet access. We believe this is beyond the scope of the FCC’s authority and would defy the plain reading of the statute.