July 29, 2013
In our final plan of August 22, 2011, we stated: “Over the next two years, we anticipate reviewing the following medical listings, for which we may issue notices of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) or final rules as appropriate.” The chart below includes the listings we expected to review, and the progress we have made to date.
NPRM drafted, undergoing internal clearance
Genitourinary Impairments NPRM
Impairments that Affect Multiple Body Systems NPRM
NPRM published 10/25/2011 at 76 FR 66006.
Immune Systems Disorders NPRM
Skin Disorders NPRM
Special Senses - Vision NPRM
Digestive System NPRM
Malignant Neoplastic Diseases NPRM
Musculoskeletal System NPRM
January 13, 2014 Update
Mental Disorders final rule
Final rule being drafted
Cardiovascular System NPRM
Reviewed current listings
Speech and Language Disorders NPRM
ANPRM* published 2/6/2012 at 77 FR 5734.
NPRM published 2/13/2012 at 77 FR 7549
Final rule published 3/28/13 at 78 FR 18837
NPRM published 2/4/13 at 78 FR 7695
*Advance notice of proposed rulemaking
Paperwork and Reporting Burden Reduction Initiatives