Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 10644-10645 [05-4167]

Download as PDF 10644 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 42 / Friday, March 4, 2005 / Notices NOA shall be the only binding, authorizing document between the recipient and CDC. The NOA will be signed by an authorized Grants Management Officer, and mailed to the recipient fiscal officer identified in the application. Unsuccessful applicants will receive notification of the results of the application review by mail. VI.2. Administrative and National Policy Requirements 45 CFR Part 74 and Part 92 For more information on the Code of Federal Regulations, see the National Archives and Records Administration at the following Internet address: http:// www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/cfr-tablesearch.html. An additional Certifications form from the PHS5161–1 application needs to be included in your Grants.gov electronic submission only. Refer to http://www.cdc.gov/od/pgo/funding/ PHS5161–1–Certificates.pdf. Once the form is filled out attach it to your Grants.gov submission as Other Attachments Form. The following additional requirements apply to this project: • AR–10 Smoke-Free Workplace Requirements • AR–11 Healthy People 2010 • AR–12 Lobbying Restrictions • AR–13 Prohibition on Use of CDC Funds for Certain Gun Control Activities • AR–15 Proof of Non-Profit Status Additional information on these requirements can be found on the CDC Web site at the following Internet address: http://www.cdc.gov/od/pgo/ funding/ARs.htm. VI.3. Reporting Requirements You must provide CDC with an original, plus two hard copies of the following reports: 1. Interim progress report, due no less than 90 days before the end of the budget period. The progress report will serve as your non-competing continuation application, and must contain the following elements: a. Current Budget Period Activities Objectives. b. Current Budget Period Financial Progress. c. New Budget Period Program Proposed Activity Objectives. d. Budget. e. Measures of Effectiveness. f. Additional Requested Information. 2. Annual progress report, due 90 days after the end of the budget period. a. Current Budget Period Activities Objectives (for second six months of budget period.) VerDate jul<14>2003 19:07 Mar 03, 2005 Jkt 205001 b. New Budget Period Program Proposed Activity Objectives (provides updated logic models and narratives.) c. Measures of Effectiveness. d. Additional Requested Information. 3. Financial status report no more than 90 days after the end of the budget period. 4. Final financial and performance reports, no more than 90 days after the end of the project period. These reports must be mailed to the Grants Management or Contract Specialist listed in the ‘‘Agency Contacts’’ section of this announcement. VII. Agency Contacts We encourage inquiries concerning this announcement. For general questions, contact: Technical Information Management Section, CDC Procurement and Grants Office, 2920 Brandywine Road, Atlanta, GA 30341, Telephone: 770–488–2700. For program technical assistance, contact: Jennifer Middlebrooks, Project Officer, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, 4770 Buford Highway, NE., Mailstop K–60, Atlanta, GA 30341, Telephone: 770–488–4233, E-mail: jdanielson@cdc.gov. For financial, grants management, or budget assistance, contact: James Masone, Grants Management Specialist, CDC Procurement and Grants Office, 2920 Brandywine Road, Atlanta, GA 30341, Telephone: 770–488–2736, Email: zft2@cdc.gov. VIII. Other Information This and other CDC funding opportunity announcements can be found on the CDC Web site, Internet address: www.cdc.gov. Click on ‘‘Funding’’ then ‘‘Grants and Cooperative Agreements.’’ William P. Nichols, Director, Procurement and Grants Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. 05–4247 Filed 3–3–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–U DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [Document Identifier: CMS–10014] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, HHS. In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) (formerly known as the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA)), Department of Health and Human Services, is publishing the following summary of proposed collections for public comment. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding this burden estimate 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. 1. Type of Information Collection Request: Extension of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Informatics, Telemedicine, and Education Demonstration Project; Form No.: CMS– 10014 (OMB# 0938–0806); Use: The Informatics, Telemedicine and Education Demonstration Project studies the use of advanced computer and telecommunication technology in the collection of data for diabetes management. It aims to demonstrate the feasibility of a large-scale Web-based system for electronic delivery of health care services that complies with the date security requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA); assess impacts of telemedicine on the process of care for Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes; assess impacts on diabetes related health outcomes; and assess the cost-effectiveness of the telemedicine intervention. The information collection seeks approval for an extension as the demonstration project enters Phase 2. Phase 2 of the project employs new advanced technologies to reduce the public burden associated with the information collection, while maintaining, to the extent possible, continuity of design, eligibility criteria, recruitment and enrollment, intervention, and data collection procedures already established in Phase 1.; Frequency: Semi-Annually; Affected Public: Business or other not-for-profit, Individuals or households; Number of Respondents: 4,100; Total Annual Responses: 7,094; Total Annual Hours: 12,379. To obtain copies of the supporting statement and any related forms for the proposed paperwork collections referenced above, access CMS’s Web site E:\FR\FM\04MRN1.SGM 04MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 42 / Friday, March 4, 2005 / Notices address at http://www.cms.hhs.gov/ regulations/pra, or e-mail your request, including your address, phone number, OMB number, and CMS document identifier, to Paperwork@hcfa.gov, or call the Reports Clearance Office on (410) 786–1326. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collections must be mailed within 60 days of this notice directly to the CMS Paperwork Clearance Officer designated at the following address: CMS, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs, Division of Regulations Development, Attention: William N. Parham, III, Mailstop: C4– 26–05, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 21244–1850. Dated: February 18, 2005. John P. Burke, III, CMS Paperwork Reduction Act Reports Clearance Officer, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs, Regulations Development Group. [FR Doc. 05–4167 Filed 3–3–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–03–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [CMS–4089–N2] Medicare Program; Meeting of the Advisory Panel on Medicare Education—March 22, 2005: Location Change Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), HHS. ACTION: Notice of meeting and meeting location change. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix 2, section 10(a) (Pub. L. 92–463), this notice announces a meeting of the Advisory Panel on Medicare Education (the Panel) on March 22, 2005. The Panel advises and makes recommendations to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services and the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on opportunities to enhance the effectiveness of consumer education strategies concerning the Medicare program. This notice replaces the meeting notice published on February 25, 2005 (70 FR 9362) due to a change in the meeting location. DATES: The meeting is scheduled for March 22, 2005 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., e.s.t. VerDate jul<14>2003 19:07 Mar 03, 2005 Jkt 205001 Deadline for Presentations and Comments: March 15, 2005, 12 noon, e.s.t. ADDRESSES: The meeting location originally published in the February 25, 2005 notice has changed. The new meeting location is the Hubert H. Humphrey Building, Room 800, 200 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20201. Persons planning to attend must follow the security procedures listed below in the ‘‘Meeting Attendance’’ section of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lynne Johnson, Health Insurance Specialist, Division of Partnership Development, Center for Beneficiary Choices, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 7500 Security Boulevard, Mail stop S2–23–05, Baltimore, MD 21244–1850, (410) 786– 0090. Please refer to the CMS Advisory Committees’ Information Line (1–877– 449–5659 toll free)/(410–786–9379 local) or the Internet (http:// www.cms.hhs.gov/faca/apme/ default.asp) for additional information and updates on committee activities, or contact Ms. Johnson via e-mail at ljohnson3@cms.hhs.gov. Press inquiries are handled through the CMS Press Office at (202) 690–6145. Meeting Attendance: The meeting is open to the public; however, attendance is limited to space available. Attendance will be determined on a first-come, firstserved basis. Persons wishing to attend this meeting, which is located on Federal property, must call or e-mail Ms. Johnson to register in advance no later than 5 p.m. (e.s.t.), Friday, March 18, 2005. The following information must be emailed or telephoned to Ms. Johnson by the date and time above: • Name(s) of attendee(s); • Title(s); • Organization; • E-mail address(es); and • Telephone number(s). Persons attending the meeting must present photographic identification to the Federal Protective Service or Guard Service personnel before they will be allowed to enter the building. Individuals who are not registered in advance will not be permitted to enter the building and will be unable to attend the meeting. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 222 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 217a), as amended, grants to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (the Secretary) the authority to establish an advisory panel if the Secretary finds the panel necessary and in the public interest. The PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 10645 Secretary signed the charter establishing this Panel on January 21, 1999 (64 FR 7849) and approved the renewal of the charter on January 14, 2005. The Panel advises and makes recommendations to the Secretary and the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on opportunities to enhance the effectiveness of consumer education strategies concerning the Medicare program. The goals of the Panel are as follows: • To develop and implement a national Medicare education program that describes the options for selecting a health plan under Medicare. • To enhance the Federal government’s effectiveness in informing the Medicare consumer, including the appropriate use of public-private partnerships. • To expand outreach to vulnerable and underserved communities, including racial and ethnic minorities, in the context of a national Medicare education program. • To assemble an information base of best practices for helping consumers evaluate health plan options and build a community infrastructure for information, counseling, and assistance. The current members of the Panel are: Dr. Drew E. Altman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation; James L. Bildner, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, New Horizons Partners, LLC; Dr. Jane Delgado, Chief Executive Officer, National Alliance For Hispanic Health; Clayton Fong, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Asian Pacific Center on Aging; Thomas Hall, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Cardio-Kinetics, Inc.; The Honorable Bobby Jindal, United States Congress; David Knutson, Director, Health System Studies, Park Nicollet Institute for Research and Education; Donald J. Lott, Executive Director, Indian Family Health Clinic; Dr. Frank I. Luntz, President and Chief Executive Officer, Luntz Research Companies; Katherine Metzger, Director, Medicare and Medicaid Programs, Fallon Community Health Plan; David Null, Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch; Dr. Marlon Priest, Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham; Susan O. Raetzman, Associate Director, Public Policy Institute, AARP, and Catherine Valenti, Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer, Caring Voice Coalition. The agenda for the March 22, 2005 meeting will include the following: • Recap of the previous (November 30, 2004) meeting. • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services update. E:\FR\FM\04MRN1.SGM 04MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 42 (Friday, March 4, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 10644-10645]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-4167]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

[Document Identifier: CMS-10014]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

AGENCY: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, HHS.
    In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid 
Services (CMS) (formerly known as the Health Care Financing 
Administration (HCFA)), Department of Health and Human Services, is 
publishing the following summary of proposed collections for public 
comment. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding this 
burden estimate 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.
    1. Type of Information Collection Request: Extension of a currently 
approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Informatics, 
Telemedicine, and Education Demonstration Project; Form No.: CMS-10014 
(OMB 0938-0806); Use: The Informatics, Telemedicine and 
Education Demonstration Project studies the use of advanced computer 
and telecommunication technology in the collection of data for diabetes 
management. It aims to demonstrate the feasibility of a large-scale 
Web-based system for electronic delivery of health care services that 
complies with the date security requirements of the Health Insurance 
Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA); assess impacts of 
telemedicine on the process of care for Medicare beneficiaries with 
diabetes; assess impacts on diabetes related health outcomes; and 
assess the cost-effectiveness of the telemedicine intervention. The 
information collection seeks approval for an extension as the 
demonstration project enters Phase 2. Phase 2 of the project employs 
new advanced technologies to reduce the public burden associated with 
the information collection, while maintaining, to the extent possible, 
continuity of design, eligibility criteria, recruitment and enrollment, 
intervention, and data collection procedures already established in 
Phase 1.; Frequency: Semi-Annually; Affected Public: Business or other 
not-for-profit, Individuals or households; Number of Respondents: 
4,100; Total Annual Responses: 7,094; Total Annual Hours: 12,379.
    To obtain copies of the supporting statement and any related forms 
for the proposed paperwork collections referenced above, access CMS's 
Web site

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address at http://www.cms.hhs.gov/regulations/pra, or e-mail your 
request, including your address, phone number, OMB number, and CMS 
document identifier, to Paperwork@hcfa.gov, or call the Reports 
Clearance Office on (410) 786-1326. Written comments and 
recommendations for the proposed information collections must be mailed 
within 60 days of this notice directly to the CMS Paperwork Clearance 
Officer designated at the following address: CMS, Office of Strategic 
Operations and Regulatory Affairs, Division of Regulations Development, 
Attention: William N. Parham, III, Mailstop: C4-26-05, 7500 Security 
Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 21244-1850.

    Dated: February 18, 2005.
John P. Burke, III,
CMS Paperwork Reduction Act Reports Clearance Officer, Office of 
Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs, Regulations Development 
Group.
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