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Resources by Topic: Legislation and regulations

CMS Ambulances Services Center
Resources and information for Medicare ambulance services. Provides access to policies and regulations, fees and billing, manuals, educational opportunities, and more.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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U.S. House of Representatives Directory
Contact information for Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Search by state or last name.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: U.S. House of Representatives
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U.S. Senate Directory
Contact information for U.S. Senators. Search by state or last name.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Senate
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HHS Exchange Visitor Program
Provides information and updates on the Exchange Visitor Program (J-1 Visa Waiver), which eliminates the two-year foreign residence requirement.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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ADA.gov
Information and technical assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Web site includes many publications on ADA topics. A toll-free information line is also available:
800.514.0301 (voice)
800.514.0383 (TTY)
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Justice
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Public Health Service Act, Section 330
Section 330 of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act defines the requirements for Health Centers. Title 42 of the U.S. Code, Chapter 6A is the Public Health Service Act, and section 254b is the equivalent of Section 330 of the PHS Act.
Type: Document
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Code of Federal Regulations: 42 CFR 485: Subpart F, Conditions of Participation: Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs)
Sets forth the conditions that a hospital must meet to be designated as a Critical Access Hospital (CAH).
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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CMS Critical Access Hospitals Center
Presents regulations and notices, press releases, program memorandums, and other information from CMS related to the Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) program.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Health Center Program Policy Information Notices (PINs) and Program Assistance Letters (PALs)
Links to current Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC) Program Information Notices (PINs) defining policies and procedures Section 330 funded health center grantees must follow, and provides links to Program Assistance Letters (PALs) summarizing program activities, newly enacted laws, and final regulations of interest to health centers.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Bureau of Primary Health Care
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Federal Register
Official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents. Provides access to information about federal benefits and opportunities for funding.
Type: Journal/Newsletter
Sponsoring organization: U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
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