Tracker Entry #: 14
Document Category: Notice

86 FR 10084/ pp.10084-10085

Relevant Dates:

Published 2/18/2021

Agency Actions: Comments Due

CMS and HHS released a joint notice on information collection request titled “Electronic Submission of Medicare Graduate Medical Education Affiliation Agreements.” This is a reinstatement without change of a currently approved collection, to be used for residents to form a Medicare Graduate Medical Education affiliated group who are in similar urban or rural areas. In turn, this group will provide flexibility to hospitals in structuring rotations under the full time equivalent resident cap when they share residents.

Analysis/ Additional Details:

Comments Due 4/19/2021 This is a Workforce issue dealing with GME agreements to share rotations in urban/rural hospitals. Impact on urban Indian health is minimal or unknown at this time; Not usually tracked by UIO leaders.