[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 190 (Monday, October 1, 2012)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 59878-59879]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-24115]



Internal Revenue Service

26 CFR Part 1

RIN 1545-BK57

Additional Requirements for Charitable Hospitals; Hearing

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION: Notice of public hearing on notice proposed rulemaking.


SUMMARY: This document provides notice of public hearing on proposed 
regulations that 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 

DATES: The public hearing is being held on Monday, October 29, 2012, at 
10:00 a.m. The IRS must receive outlines of the topics to be discussed 
at the public hearing by Friday, October 12, 2012.

ADDRESSES: The public hearing is being held in the IRS Auditorium, 
Internal Revenue Service Building, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20224. Due to building security procedures, visitors 
must enter at the Constitution Avenue entrance. In addition, all 
visitors must present photo identification to enter the building.
    Send Submissions to CC:PA:LPD:PR (REG-130266-11), Room 5205, 
Internal Revenue Service, P.O. Box 7604, Ben Franklin Station, 
Washington, DC 20044. Submissions may be hand-delivered Monday through 
Friday to CC:PA:LPD:PR (REG-130266-11),

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Couriers Desk, Internal Revenue Service, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC or sent electronically via the Federal eRulemaking 
Portal at www.regulations.gov (REG-130266-11).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Concerning the regulations, Amber L. 
Mackenzie or Preston J. Quesenberry at (202) 622-6070; concerning 
submissions of comments, the hearing and/or to be placed on the 
building access list to attend the hearing Oluwafunmilayo Taylor at 
(202) 622-7180 (not toll-free numbers).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject of the public hearing is the 
notice of proposed rulemaking (REG-130266-11) that was published in the 
Federal Register on Tuesday, June 26, 2012 (77 FR 38148).
    The rules of 26 CFR 601.601(a)(3) apply to the hearing. Persons who 
wish to present oral comments at the hearing that submitted written 
comments by September 24, 2012, must submit an outline of the topics to 
be addressed and the amount of time to be denoted to each topic.
    A period of 10 minutes is allotted to each person for presenting 
oral comments. After the deadline for receiving outlines has passed, 
the IRS will prepare an agenda containing the schedule of speakers. 
Copies of the agenda will be made available, free of charge, at the 
hearing or in the Freedom of Information Reading Room (FOIA RR) (Room 
1621) which is located at the 11th and Pennsylvania Avenue NW., 
entrance, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC.
    Because of access restrictions, the IRS will not admit visitors 
beyond the immediate entrance area more than 30 minutes before the 
hearing starts. For information about having your name placed on the 
building access list to attend the hearing, see the FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document.

LaNita VanDyke,
Chief, Publications and Regulations Branch, Legal Processing Division, 
Associate Chief Counsel (Procedure and Administration).
[FR Doc. 2012-24115 Filed 9-28-12; 8:45 am]