Republicans oppose the measure, pointing to a CBO report predicting major job losses.
Two Republican bills would impose new limits on the president's executive powers.
A CMS official on Tuesday said the agency lacked "statutory authority" to make such changes.
Earlier Obama announced a plan to expand those eligible for overtime pay.
Thursday's edition of the Federal Register contains new rules for energy conservation, bank stress tests, and animal food additives.
The financial regulator is cautioning investors about the risks of dealing with bitcoin.
Is the government systematically denying Israeli visa applications?
The House voted Tuesday to require the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to operate more transparently, including by ensuring public input on regulations.
The OIRA chief says the process should be cleaner and simpler.
Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) on Tuesday accused the Federal Reserve of misinterpreting a piece of financial reform legislation she wrote four years ago.