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GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameNegotiated Rulemaking Committee on the Medicare Ambulance Fee ScheduleAgency NameDepartment of Health and Human Services
Fiscal Year2002Committee Number5260
Original Establishment Date8/5/1997Committee StatusTerminated
Actual Termination Date1/27/2002Committee URLhttp://www.hcfa.gov/medicare/ambmain.htm
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYYesMax Number of Members*25
Current Charter Date3/22/1999Designated Fed Officer Position Title*- Division of Outpatient Care, Center for Medicare Management, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Date Of Renewal Charter Designated Federal Officer Prefix
Projected Termination Date2/27/2002Designated Federal Officer First Name*Robert
Exempt From Renewal*YesDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityUpon promulgation of the Final Rule (2/27/2002)Designated Federal Officer Last Name*Nieman
Establishment Authority*PresidentialDesignated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*42 USC 1395Designated Federal Officer Phone*(410) 786-4569
Effective Date Of Authority*8/5/1997Designated Federal Officer Fax*
Committee Type*ContinuingDesignated Federal Officer Email*rnieman@cms.hhs.gov
Presidential*No
Committee Function*Regulatory Negotiations Committee
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RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Terminate
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNo
Legislation Status 
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*By having presented views based on experience in the ambulance industry.
How is membership balanced?*Membership was balanced through the representation of all national groups concerned with the ambulance industry.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*No meetings were held in Fiscal Year 2002.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*Section 4531(b) of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 required the Secretary to establish a fee schedule for ambulance services based on specified considerations through Negotiated Rulemaking.
Why close or partially close meetings?No formal committee meetings were closed to the public.
Recommendation RemarksThe Final Rule was published on 2/27/2002, with an effective date of 4/1/2002. A Negotiated Rulemaking Committee terminates upon promulgation of the Final Rule.
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PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety* Action Reorganize Priorities* 
Outcome Trust In Government Action Reallocate Resources 
Outcome Major Policy Changes Action Issued New Regulations 
Outcome Advance In Scientific Research Action Proposed Legislation 
Outcome Effective Grant Making Action Approved Grants Or Other Payments 
Outcome Improved Service Delivery Action Other 
Outcome Increased Customer Satisfaction Action Comment
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg Requirements Grants Review* 
Outcome Other Number Of Grants Reviewed 
Outcome CommentNumber Of Grants Recommended 
Cost Savings* Dollar Value Of Grants Recommended 
Cost Savings CommentGrants Review Comment
Number Of Recommendations* Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer* 
Number Of Recommendations CommentAccess Agency Website 
% of Recs Fully Implemented* Access Committee Website 
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentAccess GSA FACA Website 
% of Recs Partially Implemented* Access Publications 
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentAccess Other 
Agency Feedback* Access Comment
Agency Feedback CommentNarrative Description*
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COSTS

Payments to Non-Federal Members*$0.00Est Payments to Non-Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Members*$0.00Est. Payments to Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Staff*$0.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$0.00
Payments to Consultants*$0.00Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members*$0.00Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY*$0.00
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*$0.00Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Other Costs$0.00Est. Other Costs Next FY*$0.00
Total Costs$0.00Est. Total Next FY*$0.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*0.00Est. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.00
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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-018007Negotiated Rulemaking Committee on the Medicare Ambulance Fee Schedule2001
 COM-018723Negotiated Rulemaking Committee on the Medicare Ambulance Fee Schedule2000
 COM-019806Negotiated Rulemaking Committee on the Medicare Ambulance Fee Schedule1999