Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 45401-45402 [05-15541]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 150 / Friday, August 5, 2005 / Notices Is a party to litigation or has an interest in such litigation, and by careful review, CMS determines that the records are both relevant and necessary to the litigation. B. Additional Provisions Affecting Routine Use Disclosures This system contains Protected Health Information (PHI) as defined by HHS regulation ‘‘Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information’’ (45 CFR parts 160 and 164, 65 FR 82462 (12–28–00), Subparts A and E. Disclosures of PHI authorized by these routine uses may only be made if, and as, permitted or required by the ‘‘Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information.’’ In addition, our policy will be to prohibit release even of not directly identifiable, except pursuant to one of the routine uses or if required by law, if we determine there is a possibility that an individual can be identified through implicit deduction based on small cell sizes (instances where the patient population is so small that individuals who are familiar with the enrollees could, because of the small size, use this information to deduce the identity of the beneficiary). POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: STORAGE: Providers will retrieve medical records by the patient control number. Provider IDs and patient control numbers are used to facilitate inquiries into specific claims as needed. SAFEGUARDS: CMS has safeguards in place for authorized users and monitors such users to ensure against excessive or unauthorized use. Personnel having access to the system have been trained in the Privacy Act and information security requirements. Employees who maintain records in this system are instructed not to release data until the intended recipient agrees to implement appropriate management, operational and technical safeguards sufficient to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the information and information systems and to prevent unauthorized access. This system will conform to all applicable Federal laws and regulations Jkt 205001 CMS will retain identifiable Section 1011 data for an indefinite period. Data residing with the designated claims payment contractor shall be returned to CMS at the end of the fifth program year, with all data then being the responsibility of CMS for adequate storage and security. Section 1011 Project Officer, Center for Medicare Management, CMS, 7500 Security Boulevard, Mail Stop C4–10– 07, Baltimore, Maryland, 21244–1850. RETRIEVABILITY: 15:34 Aug 04, 2005 RETENTION AND DISPOSAL: SYSTEM MANAGER AND ADDRESS: All claim records are stored on magnetic media. Patient eligibility information may be maintained electronically or in paper format. VerDate jul<14>2003 and Federal, HHS, and CMS policies and standards as they relate to information security and data privacy. These laws and regulations include but are not limited to: The Privacy Act of 1974; the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002; the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986; the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996; the EGovernment Act of 2002, the ClingerCohen Act of 1996; the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003, and the corresponding implementing regulations. OMB Circular A–130, Management of Federal Resources, Appendix III, Security of Federal Automated Information Resources also applies. Federal, HHS, and CMS policies and standards include but are not limited to: All pertinent NIST publications; the HHS Automated Information Systems Security Handbook and the CMS Information Security Handbook. NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE: For purpose of access, the subject individual should write to the system manager who will require the system name, and for verification purposes, the subject individual’s name and provider identification number and the patient’s medical record number. RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURE: For purpose of access, use the same procedures outlined in Notification Procedures above. Requestors should also reasonably specify the record contents being sought. (These procedures are in accordance with Department regulation 45 CFR 5b.5(a)(2).) CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES: The subject individual should contact the system manager named above, and reasonably identify the record and specify the information to be contested. State the corrective action sought and the reasons for the correction with PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 45401 supporting justification. (These procedures are in accordance with Department regulation 45 CFR 5b.7.) RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES: Information maintained in this system will be collected from individuals volunteering to participate in Section 1011 program through the enrollment application and claims data requesting payment for services. SYSTEMS EXEMPTED FROM CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE ACT: None. [FR Doc. 05–15165 Filed 8–4–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–03–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Proposed Projects Title: Compassion Capital Fund Evaluation—Initial Outcome Study. OMB No.: New collection. Description: This proposed information collection activity is for an initial outcome study that is one component of the evaluation of the Compassion Capital Fund (CCF) program. The information collection will be through mailed surveys to be completed by selected faith-based and community organizations that received sub-awards from CCF grantees. The CCF grantees are intermediary organizations that provide capacity building services to faith-based and community organizations. The CCF evaluation is an important opportunity to examine the outcomes and effectiveness of the Compassion Capital Fund in meeting its objective of improving the capacity of faith-based and community organizations. This initial outcome study component of the evaluation will involve approximately 180 faith-based and community organizations. Information will be sought from these organizations to assess change and improvement in various areas of capacity resulting from receipt of sub-awards. Respondents: The respondents will be selected faith-based and community organizations that received sub-awards in 2003 from nine selected CCF intermediary grantees. The surveys will be self-administered. E:\FR\FM\05AUN1.SGM 05AUN1 45402 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 150 / Friday, August 5, 2005 / Notices ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Faith-based Community Org. Survey ............. 180 1 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours .... ........................ ........................ Instrument In compliance with the requirements of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Administration for Children and Families is soliciting public comment on the specific aspects of the information collection described above. Copies of the proposed collection of information can be obtained and comments may be forwarded by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Administration, Office of Information Services, 370 L’Enfant Promenade, SW., Washington, DC 20447. Attn: ACF Reports Clearance Officer. E-mail address: grjohnson@acf.hhs.gov. All requests should be identified by the title of the information collection. The Department specifically requests comments 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) 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. Consideration will be given to comments and suggestions submitted within 60 days of this publication. Dated: August 1, 2005. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 05–15541 Filed 8–4–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–M DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Notice of Meeting Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Commission Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), notice is hereby given of the National Advisory Council for Complementary and VerDate jul<14>2003 15:34 Aug 04, 2005 Jkt 205001 Average burden hours per response 20 hours ......................................................... (12 minutes) ................................................... ......................................................................... Alternative Medicine (NACCAM) meeting. The meeting will be open to the public as indicated below, with attendance limited to space available. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should notify the Contract Person listed below in advance of the meeting. A portion of the meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with the provision set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), title 5 U.S.C., as amended. The grant applications and/or contract proposal and the discussion could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the grant applications and/or contact proposals, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: National Advisory Council for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Date: September 9, 2005. Closed: 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant application and/or proposals. Open: 1:30 p.m. to adjournment. Agenda: The agenda includes opening Remarks by Director, NCCAM, meeting summaries, concept proposals, and other business of the Council. Place: Nuroscience Center, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Conference room C/D, Betheda, MD 20892. Contact Person: Jane F. Kinsel, Ph.D., M.B.A., Executive Secretary, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institute of Health, 6707 Democracy Blvd., Suite 401, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 496–6701. The public comments session is scheduled from 4–4:30 p.m., but could change depending on the actual time spend on each agenda item. Each speaker will be permitted 5 minutes for their presentation. Interested individuals and representatives of organizations are requested to notify Dr. Jane Kinsel, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, NIH, 6707 Democracy Boulevard, Suite 401, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, (301) 496–6701, Fax: PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Total burden hours 36 36 (301) 480–0087. Letters of intent to present comments, along with a brief description of the organization represented, should be received no later than 5 p.m. on August 30, 2005. Only one representative of an organization may present oral comments. Any person attending the meeting who does not request an opportunity to speak in advance of the meeting may be considered for oral presentation, if time permits, and at the discretion of the Chairperson. In addition, written comments may be submitted to Dr. Jane Kinsel at the address listed above up to ten calendar day (September 19. 2005), following the meeting. Copies of the meeting agenda and the roster of members will be furnished upon request by contact Dr. Jane Kinsel, Executive Secretary, NACCAM, National Institutes of Health, 6707 Democracy Boulevard, Suite 401, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, (301) 496– 6701, Fax (301) 480–0087, or via e-mail at naccames@mail.nih.gov. In the interest of security, NIH has instituted stringent procedures for entrance into the building by nongovernment employees. Persons without a government I.D. will need to show a photo I.D. and sign-in at the security desk upon entering the building. Dated: July 28, 2005. Anthony M. Coelho, Jr., Acting Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy, NIH. [FR Doc. 05–15513 Filed 8–4–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–M DEPARTMENT OF OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences; Notice of Closed Meeting Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), notice is hereby given of the following meeting. The meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections E:\FR\FM\05AUN1.SGM 05AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 150 (Friday, August 5, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 45401-45402]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-15541]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

Proposed Projects

    Title: Compassion Capital Fund Evaluation--Initial Outcome Study.
    OMB No.: New collection.
    Description: This proposed information collection activity is for 
an initial outcome study that is one component of the evaluation of the 
Compassion Capital Fund (CCF) program. The information collection will 
be through mailed surveys to be completed by selected faith-based and 
community organizations that received sub-awards from CCF grantees. The 
CCF grantees are intermediary organizations that provide capacity 
building services to faith-based and community organizations.
    The CCF evaluation is an important opportunity to examine the 
outcomes and effectiveness of the Compassion Capital Fund in meeting 
its objective of improving the capacity of faith-based and community 
organizations. This initial outcome study component of the evaluation 
will involve approximately 180 faith-based and community organizations. 
Information will be sought from these organizations to assess change 
and improvement in various areas of capacity resulting from receipt of 
sub-awards.
    Respondents: The respondents will be selected faith-based and 
community organizations that received sub-awards in 2003 from nine 
selected CCF intermediary grantees. The surveys will be self-
administered.

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                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                           Number of
              Instrument                   Number of     responses per  Average burden hours per   Total burden
                                          respondents     respondent            response               hours
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Faith-based Community Org. Survey.....             180               1  20 hours................              36
                                                                        (12 minutes)............
    Estimated Total Annual Burden       ..............  ..............  ........................              36
     Hours.
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    In compliance with the requirements of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Administration for Children and 
Families is soliciting public comment on the specific aspects of the 
information collection described above. Copies of the proposed 
collection of information can be obtained and comments may be forwarded 
by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, Office of 
Administration, Office of Information Services, 370 L'Enfant Promenade, 
SW., Washington, DC 20447. Attn: ACF Reports Clearance Officer. E-mail 
address: grjohnson@acf.hhs.gov. All requests should be identified by 
the title of the information collection.
    The Department specifically requests comments 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) 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. Consideration will be given to comments 
and suggestions submitted within 60 days of this publication.

    Dated: August 1, 2005.
Robert Sargis,
Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 05-15541 Filed 8-4-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-01-M