This week regulators added more than $7.4 billion in total costs, $376 million in annualized costs, and $33 million in benefits. In addition, despite a significant deregulatory proposal, rulemakings still added close to 600,000 paperwork burden hours.
Regulators published more than $4.1 billion in annual costs, compared to $19.7 million in benefits; there were 3.3 million paperwork burden hours added. A final rule changing the compliance date for the “International Classification of Diseases” (ICD) led the week.
Regulators published $6.1 billion in regulatory costs this week, or $19 for every person in the U.S. Annualized costs were $406 million, compared to $225 million in benefits. There were 105,000 new paperwork burden hours. A proposed safety standards regulation for railway tank cars led the week.
In a relatively modest week, regulators published $158 million in annualized costs and more than 235,000 associated paperwork burden hours; no regulation monetized possible benefits. However, the week did include notable court proceedings on the Affordable Care Act and Dodd-Frank’s fourth anniversary.
Regulators published $144 million in annualized costs this week with more than 2.4 million associated paperwork burden hours; no regulation monetized possible benefits. An expensive Medicare and Medicaid proposal led the week.
After a record-setting week, regulators added $142 million in regulatory burdens, or 45 cents per person. Annualized costs were $87 million and there were no rulemakings with monetized benefits. A Medicare payment proposal added 2.4 million hours of paperwork, leading the week.
Regulators pushed well past the $100 billion mark, publishing $6.3 billion in total costs this week. Annualized costs were $489 million and there were nearly 300,000 paperwork burden hours. One rule monetized benefits, at approximately $1.7 billion.
After a huge week for regulatory costs, the past few days were relatively tame. Regulators published $14.6 million in annualized costs, compared to no quantified benefits. Paperwork was the highlight this week, with more than 380,000 burden hours.
The publication of EPA’s “Climate Action Plan” and a proposal for new minimum wage standards pushed total costs above $98 billion. This week, annualized cost were $8.8 billion, compared with $71 billion in benefits, almost entirely represented by EPA’s climate proposal. There were more than 450,000 published paperwork burden hours.
This week regulators published $26 million in costs, with no monetized benefits, and more than 1.4 million paperwork burden hours. A proposal from the Comptroller of the Currency that imposes $17 million in costs led the week.