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Health Education Assistance Loan (HEAL) Program; Final Rule

Publication Date: November 15, 2017

Posted Date: November 15, 2017

Subject: Health Education Assistance Loan (HEAL) Program; Final Rule

FR Type: Final

[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 219 (Wednesday, November 15, 2017)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 53374-53395]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office []
[FR Doc No: 2017-24636]

[[Page 53373]]

Vol. 82


No. 219

November 15, 2017

Part III

 Department of Education
34 CFR Part 681

 Health Education Assistance Loan (HEAL) Program; Final Rule

Federal Register / Vol. 82 , No. 219 / Wednesday, November 15, 2017 / 
Rules and Regulations

[[Page 53374]]



34 CFR Part 681

RIN 1840-AD21
[Docket ID ED-2017-OPE-0031]

Health Education Assistance Loan (HEAL) Program

AGENCY: Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education.

ACTION: Final rule.


SUMMARY: On July 1, 2014, the HEAL Program was transferred from the 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to the U.S. 
Department of Education (the Department). To reflect this transfer and 
to facilitate the servicing of all HEAL loans that are currently held 
by the Department, the Secretary adds the HEAL Program regulations to 
the Department's chapter in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).

DATES: These final regulations are effective November 15, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Vanessa Freeman, U.S. Department 
of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Room 6W236, Washington, DC 
20202. Telephone: (202) 453-7378 or by email:
    If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) or a text 
telephone (TTY), you may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS), toll 
free, at 1-800-877-8339.

Last Modified: 11/14/2017