To obtain a copy of the June 12, 1998, Federal Register that contains the Medicare Program; Update of Ratesetting Methodology, Payment Rates, Payment Policies, and the List of Covered Surgical Procedures for Ambulatory Surgical Centers Effective Oct. 1, 1998, send your request toNew Orders, Superintendent of Documents, P.O. Box 371954, Pittsburgh, PA 15250-7954.

Specify the date of the issue requested and enclose a check or money order for $8, payable to the Superintendent of Documents, or enclose your Visa or Master Card number and expiration date. Credit card orders also may be made by telephone: (202) 512-1800; or fax: (202) 512-2250.

The Federal Register document is also available for viewing at many libraries or through an on-line database through GPO Access, a service of the U.S. Government Printing Office. Internet users may access the database by using the World Wide Web: http://www.access.gpo. gov/su_docs/.

The Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) will accept comments on the proposed rule through 5 p.m., Sept. 10, 1998. HCFA requests that participants mail one original written comment and three copies to the Health Care Financing Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, Attention: HCFA-1885-P, P.O. Box 26688, Baltimore, MD 21207-5178. Or comments may be delivered to the Humbert H. Humphrey Building, Room 309, 200 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC 20201, or Room C5-09-26, 7500 Security Blvd., Baltimore, MD 21244-1850. For more information, contact: Joan H. Sanow at (410) 786-5723.