Annual Update of the HHS Poverty Guidelines
Title: Annual Update of the HHS Poverty Guidelines
Issuing Agency: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary
Issue Date Month/Year: 1/2017
Citation: Federal Register Volume 82, Number 19 (Tuesday, January 31, 2017) Pages 8831-8832
Summary: This notice provides an update of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) poverty guidelines to account for last calendar year's increase in prices as measured by the Consumer Price Index.
Effective Date: January 26, 2017 unless an office administering a program using the guidelines specifies a different effective date for that particular program.
Contact: For general questions about the poverty guidelines themselves, contact Suzanne Macartney, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Room 422F.3, Humphrey Building, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC 20201 –telephone: (202) 690-6143 – or visit http://aspe.hhs.gov/poverty/.
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