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Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Minority Health

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Notice Of Meeting.

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As stipulated by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is hereby giving notice that the Advisory Committee on Minority Health (ACMH) will hold a meeting. This meeting is open to the public. Preregistration is required for both public attendance and comment. Any individual who wishes to attend the meeting and/or participate in the public comment session should e-mail acmh@osophs.dhhs.gov.

 

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The meeting will be held on Thursday, October 27, 2011 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday, October 28, 2011 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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The meeting will be held at the Doubletree Hotel, 8120 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland 20814.

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Ms. Monica A. Baltimore, Tower Building, 1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite 600, Rockville, Maryland 20852. Phone: 240-453-2882 Fax: 240-453-2883.

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In accordance with Public Law 105-392, the ACMH was established to provide advice to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health in improving the health of each racial and ethnic minority group and on the development of goals and specific program activities of the Office of Minority Health.

Topics to be discussed during this meeting will include the state of health care reform implementation and the engagement of communities of color; the state of the health care safety net and priority strategies for assuring health equity, and new and enhanced opportunities to improve minority health resulting from the Affordable Care Act with national and local leaders. Also, updates on the National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities and the National Stakeholders Strategy will be provided.

Public attendance at the meeting is limited to space available. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should notify the designated contact person at least fourteen (14) business days prior to the meeting. Members of the public will have an opportunity to provide comments at the meeting. Public comments will be limited to three minutes per speaker. Individuals who would like to submit written statements should mail or fax their comments to the Office of Minority Health at least seven (7) business days prior to the meeting. Any members of the public who wish to have printed material distributed to ACMH committee members should submit their materials to the Executive Director, ACMH, Tower Building, 1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite 600, Rockville, Maryland 20852, prior to close of business October 21, 2011.

Monica A. Baltimore,

Executive Director, Advisory Committee on Minority Health, Office of Minority Health, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

[FR Doc. 2011-25294 Filed 9-29-11; 8:45 am]

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