HRSA halts proposed rule revising medically underserved areas
Rural Assistance Center, July 30, 2008
The Health Resources and Services Administration has announced it will not move to finalize a proposed rule changing how it designates medically underserved populations and health professional shortage areas. HRSA representatives said the organization received many substantive comments on the proposed rule and will need to make a number of changes. The HRSA plans to issue a new proposed rule for review and public comment.