Regulation Review: HHS’s January Regulation Push: Regulations Could Cost Small Farms $13,000 Annually
Over the course of just four days, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released three new regulations that account for 797 pages, $9.1 billion in new costs, and 10.6 million additional paperwork burden hours.
Medicaid, CHIP, and Exchanges: Eligibility and Enrollment
- Cost: $2.6 billion
- Paperwork: 518,432 burden hours
- Quantified Benefits: $0
Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption
- Cost: $3.2 billion (over seven year period)
- Paperwork: 1.3 million burden hours
Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis for Human Food
- Cost: $2.2 billion - $3.3 billion (over seven year period)
- Paperwork: 8.8 million burden hours
Total Possible Cost: $9.1 billion
Total Paperwork: 10.6 million burden hours
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