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NPRM: National Medical Support Notice

AT-99-13

Published: November 15, 1999
Information About:
State/Local Child Support Agencies
Topics:
Case Management, Medical Support, Employer Responsibilities, National Medical Support Notice
Types:
Policy, Action Transmittals (AT), Regulations

ACTION TRANSMITTAL

OCSE AT-99-13

ISSUED: November 15, 1999

ATTACHMENT: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for the National Medical Support Notice

TO: STATE AGENCIES, ADMINISTERING CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT PLANS UNDER TITLE IV-D OF THE SOCIAL SECURITY ACT AND OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES

SUBJECT: Notice of Proposed Rule Making on the National Medical Support Notice

ATTACHMENT: Attached is a notice of proposed rule making published in the Federal Register on November 15, 1999 (64 FR 62054) which implements provisions of the Child Support Performance and Incentives Act of 1988 (CSPIA), Public Law 105-200. These provisions require State child support enforcement agencies, under title IV-D of the Social Security Act (the Act), to enforce the health care coverage provision in a child support order, and to use the National Medical Support Notice (NMSN) to aid enforcement. Also attached is a parallel notice of proposed rulemaking (64 FR 62054) developed by the Department of Labor (DOL) under 609(a) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) 29 U.S.C. 1169(a).

REGULATION REFERENCE: 45 CFR 303.32 and DOL 29 CFR 2590

COMMENTS: Consideration will be given to written comments received by January 14, 2000. Address comments to: Office of Child Support Enforcement, Department of Health and Human Services, 370 L'Enfant Promenade, S.W., Attention: Director, Policy and Planning Division.

INQUIRIES: Regional Administrators

David Gray Ross
Commissioner
Office of Child Support Enforcement