[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 155 (Friday, August 10, 2012)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 47787]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-19589]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service

26 CFR Part 1

[REG-130266-11]
RIN 1545-BK57


Additional Requirements for Charitable Hospitals; Correction

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION: Correction to notice of proposed rulemaking.

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SUMMARY: This document contains corrections to a notice of proposed 
rulemaking (REG-130266-11) that was published in the Federal Register 
on Tuesday, June 26, 2012 (77 FR 38148). The proposed regulations 
provide guidance regarding the requirements for charitable hospital 
organizations relating to financial assistance and emergency medical 
care policies, charges for certain care provided to individuals 
eligible for financial assistance, and billing and collections.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amber L. Mackenzie or Preston J. 
Quesenberry at (202) 622-6070 (not a toll free number).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    The notice of proposed rulemaking (REG-130266-11) that is the 
subject of these corrections is under section 501 of the Internal 
Revenue Code.

Need for Correction

    As published, the notice of proposed rulemaking (REG-130266-11) 
contains errors that may prove to be misleading and are in need of 
clarification.

Correction of Publication

    Accordingly, the notice of proposed rulemaking (REG-130266-11), 
that was the subject of FR Doc. 2012-15537, is corrected as follows:
    1. On page 38153, in the preamble, column 1, under the paragraph 
heading b.Emergency Medical Care Policy, line 8 from the bottom of the 
page, the language ``Federal Regulations, the chapter'', is corrected 
to read ``Federal Regulations, the subchapter''.
    2. On page 38153, in the preamble, column 2, under the paragraph 
heading b.Emergency Medical Care Policy, line 3 from the bottom of the 
first paragraph of the column, the language ``discrimination, the 
hospital's policy'' is corrected to read ``discrimination, the hospital 
facility's policy''.


Sec.  1.501(r)-6  [Corrected]

    3. On Page 38167, column 3, Sec.  1.501(r)-6, paragraph (c)(3)(iv), 
Example 2, second line from the bottom of the paragraph, the language 
``thus many engage in ECA's against B, as of'' is corrected to read 
``thus may engage in ECA's against B, as of''.

LaNita VanDyke,
Chief, Publications and Regulations Branch, Legal Processing Division, 
Associate Chief Counsel, (Procedure and Administration).
[FR Doc. 2012-19589 Filed 8-9-12; 8:45 am]
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