[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 154 (Thursday, August 9, 2012)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 47573]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-19585]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service

26 CFR Parts 40 and 46

[REG-136008-11]
RIN 1545-BK59


Fees on Health Insurance Policies and Self-Insured Plans for the 
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund; Hearing Cancellation

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION: Cancellation of notice of public hearing on proposed 
rulemaking.

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SUMMARY: This document cancels a public hearing on proposed regulations 
under sections 4375 through 4377 of the Internal Revenue Code. The 
proposed regulations provide guidance on the fees imposed by the 
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on issuers of certain health 
insurance policies and plan sponsors of certain self-insured health 
plans to fund the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund.

DATES: The public hearing, originally scheduled for August 8, 2012 at 
10 a.m., is cancelled.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Oluwafunmilayo Taylor of the 
Publications and Regulations Branch, Legal Processing Division, 
Associate Chief Counsel (Procedure and Administration) at (202) 622-
7180 (not a toll-free number).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A notice of proposed rulemaking and a notice 
of public hearing that appeared in the Federal Register on Tuesday, 
April 17, 2012 (77 FR 22691) announced that a public hearing was 
scheduled for August 8, 2012, at 10 a.m. in the IRS Auditorium, 
Internal Revenue Building, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, 
DC. The subject of the public hearing was under the sections 4375 
through 4377 of the Internal Revenue Code.
    The public comment period for these regulations expired on July 16, 
2012. The notice of proposed rulemaking and notice of public hearing 
instructed those interested in testifying at the public hearing to 
submit a request to speak and an outline of the topics to be addressed. 
The public hearing scheduled for August 8, 2012, is cancelled.

LaNita VanDyke,
Chief, Publications and Regulations Branch, Legal Processing Division, 
Associate Chief Counsel, Procedure and Administration.
[FR Doc. 2012-19585 Filed 8-6-12; 4:15 pm]
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