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Legal Research Tutorial: Federal Regulations: II. The Federal Register

The Federal Register - Parts of the Reference

Reference list citation

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parametersfor 2012, 78 Fed. Reg. 15410 (March 11, 2013) (to be codified at 45 C.F.R. pts. 153, 155,156, 157, & 158).

In-text citation:

(Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, 2013)

Most Federal Register APA citations have five basic elements:

  1. Name of the regulation
  2. Volume number
  3. Abbreviated name of the source
  4. Page number
  5. Date and other information

Name of the Regulation

Name of Regulation

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parametersfor 2012,


Volume number

78


Abbreviated Name of Source

Fed. Reg.


Page number

15410


Date and other information

(March 11, 2013) (to be codified at 45 C.F.R. pts. 153, 155,156, 157, & 158).

 

See The University of Akron's Bluebook Quick Reference: Abbreviations and How-tos for help with abbreviations​.

More info

See Publication Manual, 11.7