by Art Gutman Ph.D., Professor, Florida Institute of Technology
The rescission was announced on April 25, 2012 and is effective immediately (see http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/directives/dir301.pdf). The directive applied to provider and insurers connected to federal health care programs. The main body of the statement is relatively short and to the point: Accordingly:
The rescission also renders as obsolete Directive 262 (on health care providers for Federal Employees Health Benefits Program; 3/17/03) and Directive 189 (Heath care entities receiving Medicare and/or Medicaid (12/16/93).