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HHS - 13873 - Negotiated Rulemaking Committee on Special Payment Provisions and Requirements for Prosthetics and Certain Custom Fabricated Orthotics - Statutory (Congress Created)
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GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameNegotiated Rulemaking Committee on Special Payment Provisions and Requirements for Prosthetics and Certain Custom Fabricated OrthoticsAgency NameDepartment of Health and Human Services
Fiscal Year2004Committee Number13873
Original Establishment Date Committee StatusTerminated
Actual Termination Date6/17/2004Committee URLhttp://cms.hhs.gov/prosthetic/
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYYesMax Number of Members*Unlimited
Current Charter Date6/17/2002Designated Fed Officer Position Title*Division of Provider &Supplier Enrollment, Program Integrity Group, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Date Of Renewal Charter6/17/2004Designated Federal Officer Prefix
Projected Termination Date6/17/2004Designated Federal Officer First Name*Theresa
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Linkowich
Establishment Authority*Statutory (Congress Created)Designated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*Designated Federal Officer Phone*(410) 786-9249
Effective Date Of Authority* Designated Federal Officer Fax*(410) 786-6371
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary Cmte Designated Federal Officer Email*tlinkowich@cms.hhs.gov
Committee Type*Continuing
Presidential*No
Committee Function*Other Committee
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RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Continue
Legislation to Terminate Required 
Legislation Status 
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*CMS retained the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) to convene a negotiatd rulemaking cmmittee and provide facilitation of the negotiations.
How is membership balanced?*CMS provided the FMCS with a list of names and organizations to consult and would most likely be impacted by the rule. The FMCS then conducted interviews and identified several interest group categories. They are: (1)certifying organiztions; (2) research and education organizations; (3) education and membership organizations which represent the interest of practitioners; (4) industry and business organizations, such as manufacturers or facilities; (5) Medicare beneficiaries; (6) representatives of various state entities and (7) a miscellaneous category.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*Estimated Number of Meetings for Fiscal Year 2003 - 9
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*The purpose of the negotiated rulemaking committee is to establish standards regarding making, fitting and billing Medicare for prosthetics and certain customized orthotics. These negotiations were mandated by Congress under Section 427 of the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Benefits Improvement and Protection Act (BIPA) of 2000 in accodance with the Negotiated Rulemaking Act of 1990, 5 U.S.C. 561-569.
Why close or partially close meetings?The meetings are open to the public.
Recommendation RemarksThe Facilitators are:
Lynn Sylvester and Ira Lobel, Federal Mediation and Concilitation Services.
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PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*NoAction Reorganize Priorities*No
Outcome Trust In GovernmentNoAction Reallocate ResourcesNo
Outcome Major Policy ChangesNoAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchNoAction Proposed LegislationNo
Outcome Effective Grant MakingNoAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsNo
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryNoAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionNoAction CommentNA
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsNoGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentNANumber Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*NoDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentNAGrants Review CommentNA
Number Of Recommendations*0Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*No
Number Of Recommendations CommentNAAccess Agency WebsiteNo
% of Recs Fully Implemented*0.00%Access Committee WebsiteNo
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentNAAccess GSA FACA WebsiteNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented*0.00%Access PublicationsNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentNAAccess OtherNo
Agency Feedback*NoAccess CommentNA
Agency Feedback Comment*NANarrative Description*NA
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COSTS

Payments to Non-Federal Members*$13,750.00Est Payments to Non-Fed Members Next FY*$13,750.00
Payments to Federal Members*$0.00Est. Payments to Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Staff*$125,251.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$125,251.00
Payments to Consultants*$93,245.00Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY*$93,245.00
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members*$3,000.00Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY*$3,000.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members*$0.00Est Travel Reimb For Fed Members*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Staff*$0.00Est. Travel Reimb to Fed Staff Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Consultants*$5,950.00Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY*$5,950.00
Other Costs$0.00Est. Other Costs Next FY*$0.00
Total Costs$241,196.00Est. Total Next FY*$241,196.00
Date Cost Last Modified Est. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*0.00Est Cost Remarks
Cost Remarks  
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Interest Areas

No interest areas selected for this committee.
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MEMBERS,MEETINGS AND ADVISORY REPORTS

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CHARTERS AND RELATED DOCS

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DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

Committee

Data from Previous Years

 
ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-015660Negotiated Rulemaking Committee on Special Payment Provisions and Requirements for Prosthetics and Certain Custom Fabricated Orthotics2003
 COM-016542Negotiated Rulemaking Committee on Special Payment Provisions and Requirements for Prosthetics and Certain Custom Fabricated Orthotics2002