[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 98 (Tuesday, May 21, 2013)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 29628-29629]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-12013]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service

26 CFR Parts 1 and 53

[REG-106499-12]
RIN 1545-BL30


Community Health Needs Assessments for Charitable Hospitals; 
Correction

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION: Correction to a notice of proposed rulemaking.

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SUMMARY: This document contains corrections to a notice of proposed 
rulemaking that was published in the Federal Register on Friday, April 
5, 2013. The proposed regulations provide guidance to charitable 
hospital organizations on the community health needs assessment 
requirements, and related excise tax and reporting obligations, enacted 
as part of the

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Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. These proposed 
regulations also clarify the consequences for failing to meet these and 
other requirements for charitable hospital organizations.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy F. Giuliano at (202) 622-6070 (not 
a toll free number).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    The notice of proposed rulemaking (REG-106499-12) that is the 
subject of these corrections provides guidance to charitable hospital 
organizations under sections 501(r), 4959, 6012, and 6033 of the 
Internal Revenue Code.

Need for Correction

    As published April 5, 2013 (78 FR 20523), the notice of proposed 
rulemaking (REG-106499-12) contains errors that may prove to be 
misleading and are in need of clarification.

Correction of Publication

    Accordingly, the notice of proposed rulemaking (REG-106499-12), 
that was the subject of FR Doc. 2013-07959, is corrected as follows:
    1. On page 20523, in the preamble, column 3, under the paragraph 
heading ``Paperwork Reduction Act'', line 3 from the top of the 
paragraph, the language ``Return of Organization Exempt from'' is 
corrected to read ``Return of Organization Exempt From''.
    2. On page 20526, in the preamble, column 2, under the paragraph 
heading ``e. Activities Unrelated to the Operation of a Hospital 
Facility'', lines 11 and 12 of the first full paragraph, the language 
``organization operates. Similarly, section 1.501(r)-2 of these 
proposed regulations'' is corrected to read ``organization operates. 
Similarly, Sec.  1.501(r)-2 of these proposed regulations''.
    3. On page 20537, in the preamble, column 3, under the paragraph 
heading ``Special Analyses'', line 9 from the top of the page, the 
language ``Sec.  1.501(r)-3 and Sec.  1.6033-2(a)(2)(ii)(l) of'' is 
corrected to read ``Effective/Applicability Dates'', line 9 from the 
top of the page, the language ``Sec.  1.501(r)-3 and Sec.  1.6033-
2(a)(2)(ii)(l) of''.
    4. On page 20537, in the preamble, column 3, under the paragraph 
heading ``Special Analyses'', line 3 of the second full paragraph, the 
language ``2(a)(2)(ii)(l) of the regulations requires'' is corrected to 
read ``2(a)(2)(ii)(l) of the regulations requires''.

PART 26 [CORRECTED]


Sec.  1.501(r)-1  [Corrected]

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5. On Page 20539, column 1, paragraph (c)(3), the last sentence of the 
paragraph, the language ``In addition, a partnership agreement includes 
provisions of Federal, state, or local law, as in effect before March 
23, 2010, that govern the affairs of the partnership or are considered 
under such law to be part of the agreement.'' is corrected to read ``In 
addition, a partnership agreement includes provisions of federal, 
state, or local law, as in effect before March 23, 2010, that govern 
the affairs of the partnership or are considered under such law to be 
part of the agreement.''.


Sec.  1.6012-3  [Corrected]

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6. On page 20543, column 3, paragraph (a)(10) in the heading, the 
language ``Hospital organizations organized as trust with noncompliant 
hospital facilities.'' is corrected to read ``Hospital organizations 
organized as trusts with noncompliant hospital facilities.''.

Alvin Hall,
Assistant Director, Legal Processing Division, Associate Chief Counsel 
(Procedure and Administration).
[FR Doc. 2013-12013 Filed 5-20-13; 8:45 am]
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