Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 32708-32709 [2017-14958]

Download as PDF 32708 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 135 / Monday, July 17, 2017 / Notices FEE SCHEDULE FOR EACH VESSEL SIZE—Continued Vessel size (GRT 1) Inspection fee Mega (>120,001 GRT) ......... 17,940 1 Gross register tonnage in cubic feet, as shown in Lloyd’s Register of Shipping. [FR Doc. 2017–14906 Filed 7–14–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [Document Identifier: CMS–10114] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, HHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing an opportunity for the public to comment on CMS’ intention to collect information from the public. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (the PRA), federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information (including each proposed extension or reinstatement of an existing collection of information) and to allow 60 days for public comment on the proposed action. DATES: Comments must be received by September 15, 2017. ADDRESSES: When commenting, please reference the document identifier or OMB control number (OCN). To be assured consideration, comments and recommendations must be submitted in any one of the following ways: 1. Electronically. You may send your comments electronically to http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for ‘‘Comment or Submission’’ or ‘‘More Search Options’’ to find the information collection document(s) that are accepting comments. 2. By regular mail. You may mail written comments to the following address: CMS, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs, Division of Regulations Development, Attention: Document Identifier/OMB Control Number lll, Room C4–26– 05, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 21244–1850. To obtain copies of a supporting statement and any related forms for the asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:45 Jul 14, 2017 Jkt 241001 proposed collection(s) summarized in this notice, you may make your request using one of following: 1. Access CMS’ Web site address at http://www.cms.hhs.gov/ PaperworkReductionActof1995. 2. Email your request, including your address, phone number, OMB number, and CMS document identifier, to Paperwork@cms.hhs.gov. 3. Call the Reports Clearance Office at (410) 786–1326. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Reports Clearance Office at (410) 786– 1326. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Contents This notice sets out a summary of the use and burden associated with the following information collections. More detailed information can be found in each collection’s supporting statement and associated materials (see ADDRESSES). Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding our burden estimates or any other aspect of this collection of information, including any of the following subjects: (1) The necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency’s functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden. CMS–10114 National Provider Identifier (NPI) Application and Update Form and Supporting Regs in 45 CFR 142.408, 45 CFR 162.408, 45 CFR 162.406 Under the PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501– 3520), federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. The term ‘‘collection of information’’ is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 1320.3(c) and includes agency requests or requirements that members of the public submit reports, keep records, or provide information to a third party. Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA requires federal agencies to publish a 60-day notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension or reinstatement of an existing collection of information, before submitting the collection to OMB for approval. To comply with this requirement, CMS is publishing this notice. PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Information Collection 1. Type of Information Collection Request: Extension of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: National Provider Identifier (NPI) Application and Update Form and Supporting Regulations in 45 CFR 142.408, 45 CFR 162.406, 45 CFR 162.408; Use: The National Provider Identifier Application and Update Form is used by health care providers to apply for NPIs and furnish updates to the information they supplied on their initial applications. The form is also used to deactivate their NPIs if necessary. The original application form was approved in February 2005 and has been in use since May 23, 2005. The form is available on paper or can be completed via a web-based process. Health care providers can mail a paper application, complete the application via the web-based process via the National Plan and Provider Enumeration System (NPPES), or have a trusted organization submit the application on their behalf via the Electronic File Interchange (EFI) process. The Enumerator uses the NPPES to process the application and generate the NPI. NPPES is the Medicare contractor tasked with issuing NPIs, and maintaining and storing NPI data. Form Number: CMS–10114 (OMB Control Number: 0938–0931); Frequency: Reporting—On occasion; Affected Public: Business or other for-profit, Notfor-profit institutions, and Federal government; Number of Respondents: 1,473,185; Total Annual Responses: 1,473,185; Total Annual Hours: 250,442. (For policy questions regarding this collection contact Kimberly McPhillips at 410–786–5374.) Dated: July 12, 2017. William N. Parham, III, Director, Paperwork Reduction Staff, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs. [FR Doc. 2017–14959 Filed 7–14–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [Document Identifier: CMS–R–246, CMS– 724 and CMS–10225] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, HHS. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\17JYN1.SGM 17JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 135 / Monday, July 17, 2017 / Notices ACTION: Notice. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing an opportunity for the public to comment on CMS’ intention to collect information from the public. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension or reinstatement of an existing collection of information, and to allow a second opportunity for public comment on the notice. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding the burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including the necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency’s functions, the accuracy of the estimated burden, ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden. DATES: Comments on the collection(s) of information must be received by the OMB desk officer by August 16, 2017. ADDRESSES: When commenting on the proposed information collections, please reference the document identifier or OMB control number. To be assured consideration, comments and recommendations must be received by the OMB desk officer via one of the following transmissions: OMB, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: CMS Desk Officer, Fax Number: (202) 395–5806 or, Email: OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov. To obtain copies of a supporting statement and any related forms for the proposed collection(s) summarized in this notice, you may make your request using one of following: 1. Access CMS’ Web site address at Web site address at https:// www.cms.gov/Regulations-andGuidance/Legislation/ PaperworkReductionActof1995/PRAListing.html. 2. Email your request, including your address, phone number, OMB number, and CMS document identifier, to Paperwork@cms.hhs.gov. 3. Call the Reports Clearance Office at (410) 786–1326. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William Parham at (410) 786–4669. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501–3520), federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:45 Jul 14, 2017 Jkt 241001 Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. The term ‘‘collection of information’’ is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 1320.3(c) and includes agency requests or requirements that members of the public submit reports, keep records, or provide information to a third party. Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)) requires federal agencies to publish a 30-day notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension, revision or reinstatement of an existing collection of information, before submitting the collection to OMB for approval. To comply with this requirement, CMS is publishing this notice that summarizes the following proposed collection(s) of information for public comment: 1. Type of Information Collection Request: Revision of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D, and Medicare Fee-For-Service Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) Survey; Use: This information collection request’s currently approved title is, ‘‘Medicare Advantage and Medicare Fee-ForService Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) Survey.’’ In this iteration we propose to revise the title (see above) to better reflect the data collection. The primary purpose of the Medicare consumer assessment of healthcare providers and systems (CAHPS) surveys is to provide information to Medicare beneficiaries to help them make more informed choices among health and prescription drug plans available to them. The surveys also provides data to help CMS and others monitor the quality and performance of Medicare health and prescription drug plans and identify areas to improve the quality of care and services provided to enrollees of these plans. Form Number: CMS–R– 246 (OMB control number: 0938–0732); Frequency: Yearly; Affected Public: Individuals and households; Number of Respondents: 799,650; Total Annual Responses: 799,650; Total Annual Hours: 192,113. (For policy questions regarding this collection contact Sarah Gaillot at 410–786–4637.) 2. Type of Information Collection Request: Extension of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Medicare/ Medicaid Psychiatric Hospital Survey Data and Supporting Regulations; Use: The CMS–724 form is used to collect data that assists us in program planning PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 32709 and evaluation and in maintaining an accurate database on providers participating in the psychiatric hospital program. Specifically, we use the information collected on this form in evaluating the Medicare psychiatric hospital program. The form is also used for audit purposes; determining patient population and characteristics of the hospital; and survey term composition. Form Number: CMS–724 (OMB control number: 0938–0378); Frequency: Annually; Affected Public: Business or other for-profits and Not-for-profit institutions; Number of Respondents: 150; Total Annual Responses: 150; Total Annual Hours: 75. (For policy questions regarding this collection contact Stephanie Hursey at 410–786–4349.) 3. Type of Information Collection Request: Extension of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Disclosures Required of Certain Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals Regarding Physician Ownership; Use: This information collection relates to the required third party disclosures by certain Medicare-participating hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and physicians to their patients. The intent of the disclosure notice is to assist the patient in making an informed decision regarding their care. The disclosure requires hospitals and CAHs to disclose to its patients whether the hospitals/CAHs are physician-owned and, if so, the names of the physicianowners. The second disclosure requires all hospitals and CAHs that do not have a Doctor of Medicine (MD) or a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) on the premises at all times to disclose this to patients upon admission or registration for both inpatient and specified outpatient services. Form Number: CMS–10225 (OMB Control Number: 0938–1034); Frequency: Occasionally; Affected Public: Private sector— Business or other for-profits and Notfor-profit institutions; Number of Respondents: 2,954; Total Annual Responses: 18,876,098; Total Annual Hours: 151,256. (For policy questions regarding this collection contact Karena Meushaw at 410–786–2441). Dated: July 12, 2017. William N. Parham, III, Director, Paperwork Reduction Staff, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs. [FR Doc. 2017–14958 Filed 7–14–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–01–P E:\FR\FM\17JYN1.SGM 17JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 135 (Monday, July 17, 2017)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-14958]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

[Document Identifier: CMS-R-246, CMS-724 and CMS-10225]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, HHS.

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ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is 
announcing an opportunity for the public to comment on CMS' intention 
to collect information from the public. Under the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995 (PRA), federal agencies are required to publish notice in 
the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of 
information, including each proposed extension or reinstatement of an 
existing collection of information, and to allow a second opportunity 
for public comment on the notice. Interested persons are invited to 
send comments regarding the burden estimate or any other aspect of this 
collection of information, including the necessity and utility of the 
proposed information collection for the proper performance of the 
agency's functions, the accuracy of the estimated burden, ways to 
enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be 
collected; and the use of automated collection techniques or other 
forms of information technology to minimize the information collection 
burden.

DATES: Comments on the collection(s) of information must be received by 
the OMB desk officer by August 16, 2017.

ADDRESSES: When commenting on the proposed information collections, 
please reference the document identifier or OMB control number. To be 
assured consideration, comments and recommendations must be received by 
the OMB desk officer via one of the following transmissions: OMB, 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: CMS Desk 
Officer, Fax Number: (202) 395-5806 or, Email: 
OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov.
    To obtain copies of a supporting statement and any related forms 
for the proposed collection(s) summarized in this notice, you may make 
your request using one of following:
    1. Access CMS' Web site address at Web site address at https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Legislation/PaperworkReductionActof1995/PRA-Listing.html.
    2. Email your request, including your address, phone number, OMB 
number, and CMS document identifier, to Paperwork@cms.hhs.gov.
    3. Call the Reports Clearance Office at (410) 786-1326.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William Parham at (410) 786-4669.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 
(PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501-3520), federal agencies must obtain approval from 
the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of 
information they conduct or sponsor. The term ``collection of 
information'' is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 1320.3(c) and 
includes agency requests or requirements that members of the public 
submit reports, keep records, or provide information to a third party. 
Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)) requires 
federal agencies to publish a 30-day notice in the Federal Register 
concerning each proposed collection of information, including each 
proposed extension, revision or reinstatement of an existing collection 
of information, before submitting the collection to OMB for approval. 
To comply with this requirement, CMS is publishing this notice that 
summarizes the following proposed collection(s) of information for 
public comment:
    1. Type of Information Collection Request: Revision of a currently 
approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Medicare 
Advantage, Medicare Part D, and Medicare Fee-For-Service Consumer 
Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) Survey; Use: 
This information collection request's currently approved title is, 
``Medicare Advantage and Medicare Fee-For-Service Consumer Assessment 
of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) Survey.'' In this iteration 
we propose to revise the title (see above) to better reflect the data 
collection.
    The primary purpose of the Medicare consumer assessment of 
healthcare providers and systems (CAHPS) surveys is to provide 
information to Medicare beneficiaries to help them make more informed 
choices among health and prescription drug plans available to them. The 
surveys also provides data to help CMS and others monitor the quality 
and performance of Medicare health and prescription drug plans and 
identify areas to improve the quality of care and services provided to 
enrollees of these plans. Form Number: CMS-R-246 (OMB control number: 
0938-0732); Frequency: Yearly; Affected Public: Individuals and 
households; Number of Respondents: 799,650; Total Annual Responses: 
799,650; Total Annual Hours: 192,113. (For policy questions regarding 
this collection contact Sarah Gaillot at 410-786-4637.)
    2. Type of Information Collection Request: Extension of a currently 
approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Medicare/Medicaid 
Psychiatric Hospital Survey Data and Supporting Regulations; Use: The 
CMS-724 form is used to collect data that assists us in program 
planning and evaluation and in maintaining an accurate database on 
providers participating in the psychiatric hospital program. 
Specifically, we use the information collected on this form in 
evaluating the Medicare psychiatric hospital program. The form is also 
used for audit purposes; determining patient population and 
characteristics of the hospital; and survey term composition. Form 
Number: CMS-724 (OMB control number: 0938-0378); Frequency: Annually; 
Affected Public: Business or other for-profits and Not-for-profit 
institutions; Number of Respondents: 150; Total Annual Responses: 150; 
Total Annual Hours: 75. (For policy questions regarding this collection 
contact Stephanie Hursey at 410-786-4349.)
    3. Type of Information Collection Request: Extension of a currently 
approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Disclosures 
Required of Certain Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals Regarding 
Physician Ownership; Use: This information collection relates to the 
required third party disclosures by certain Medicare-participating 
hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and physicians to their 
patients. The intent of the disclosure notice is to assist the patient 
in making an informed decision regarding their care. The disclosure 
requires hospitals and CAHs to disclose to its patients whether the 
hospitals/CAHs are physician-owned and, if so, the names of the 
physician-owners. The second disclosure requires all hospitals and CAHs 
that do not have a Doctor of Medicine (MD) or a Doctor of Osteopathic 
Medicine (DO) on the premises at all times to disclose this to patients 
upon admission or registration for both inpatient and specified 
outpatient services. Form Number: CMS-10225 (OMB Control Number: 0938-
1034); Frequency: Occasionally; Affected Public: Private sector--
Business or other for-profits and Not-for-profit institutions; Number 
of Respondents: 2,954; Total Annual Responses: 18,876,098; Total Annual 
Hours: 151,256. (For policy questions regarding this collection contact 
Karena Meushaw at 410-786-2441).

    Dated: July 12, 2017.
William N. Parham, III,
Director, Paperwork Reduction Staff, Office of Strategic Operations and 
Regulatory Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2017-14958 Filed 7-14-17; 8:45 am]
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