Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Comment Request, 8812 [05-3426]

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[FR Doc. 05–3410 Filed 2–22–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–19–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Comment Request In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects (section 3506(c)(2)(A) of Title 44, United States Code, as amended by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Pub. L. 104–13), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) publishes periodic summaries of proposed projects being developed for submission to OMB under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. To request more information on the proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data collection plans and draft instruments, call the HRSA Reports Clearance Officer on (301) 443–1129. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Proposed Project: The National Health Service Corps Uniform Data System (OMB No. 0915–0232): Revision The National Health Service Corps (NHSC), managed by the Bureau of Health Professions (BHPr), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), is committed to improving the health of the Nation’s underserved by uniting communities in need with caring health professionals and by supporting communities’ efforts to build better systems of care. The NHSC needs to collect data on its programs to ensure compliance with legislative mandates and to report to Congress and policymakers on program accomplishments. To meet these objectives, the NHSC requires a core set of information collected annually that is appropriate for monitoring and evaluating performance and reporting on annual trends. The following information will be collected from each site: services offered and delivery method; users by various characteristics; staffing and utilization; charges and collections; receivables, income and expenses; and managed care. The estimated burden is as follows: Type of report Number of respondents Responses per respondent Hours per response Total burden hours Universal Report .............................................................................................. 1200 1 27 32,400 Send comments to Susan G. Queen, Ph.D., HRSA Reports Clearance Officer, Room 11–05, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. Written comments should be received within 60 days of this notice. Dated: February 16, 2005. Tina M. Cheatham, Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: 
Comment Request

    In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public 
comment on proposed data collection projects (section 3506(c)(2)(A) of 
Title 44, United States Code, as amended by the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995, Pub. L. 104-13), the Health Resources and Services 
Administration (HRSA) publishes periodic summaries of proposed projects 
being developed for submission to OMB under the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995. To request more information on the proposed project or to 
obtain a copy of the data collection plans and draft instruments, call 
the HRSA Reports Clearance Officer on (301) 443-1129.
    Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the agency, including whether the information shall have practical 
utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the 
proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways 
to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, 
including through the use of automated collection techniques or other 
forms of information technology.

Proposed Project: The National Health Service Corps Uniform Data System 
(OMB No. 0915-0232): Revision

    The National Health Service Corps (NHSC), managed by the Bureau of 
Health Professions (BHPr), Health Resources and Services Administration 
(HRSA), is committed to improving the health of the Nation's 
underserved by uniting communities in need with caring health 
professionals and by supporting communities' efforts to build better 
systems of care.
    The NHSC needs to collect data on its programs to ensure compliance 
with legislative mandates and to report to Congress and policymakers on 
program accomplishments. To meet these objectives, the NHSC requires a 
core set of information collected annually that is appropriate for 
monitoring and evaluating performance and reporting on annual trends. 
The following information will be collected from each site: services 
offered and delivery method; users by various characteristics; staffing 
and utilization; charges and collections; receivables, income and 
expenses; and managed care.
    The estimated burden is as follows:

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                                                 Number of      Responses per      Hours per       Total burden
               Type of report                   respondents       respondent        response          hours
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Universal Report............................            1200                1               27           32,400
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    Send comments to Susan G. Queen, Ph.D., HRSA Reports Clearance 
Officer, Room 11-05, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, 
MD 20857. Written comments should be received within 60 days of this 
notice.

    Dated: February 16, 2005.
Tina M. Cheatham,
Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination.
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