Sunshine Act Meeting, 40736 [06-6311]

Download as PDF 40736 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 137 / Tuesday, July 18, 2006 / Notices (6) An estimate of the total burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There are an estimated 500 total burden hours associated with this collection. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Policy and Planning Staff, Justice Management Division, Suite 1600, Patrick Henry Building, 601 D Street, NW., Washington, DC 20530. Dated: July 12, 2006. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E6–11363 Filed 7–17–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–FY–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Foreign Claims Settlement Commission [F.C.S.C. Meeting Notice No. 6–06] Sunshine Act Meeting The Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, pursuant to its regulations (45 CFR part 504) and the Government in the Sunshine Act (5 U.S.C. 552b), hereby gives notice in regard to the scheduling of meetings for the transaction of Commission business and other matters specified, as follows: DATE AND TIME: Thursday, July 27, 2006, at 10 a.m. SUBJECT MATTER: Issuance of Amended Proposed Decisions and Amended Final Decisions in claims against Albania. STATUS: Open. All meetings are held at the Foreign claims Settlement Commission, 600 E Street, NW., Washington, DC. Requests for information, or advance notices of intention to observe an open meeting, may be directed to: Administrative Officer, Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, 600 E Street, NW., Room 6002, Washington, DC 20579. Telephone: (202) 616–6988. David E. Bradley, Chief Counsel. [FR Doc. 06–6311 Filed 7–14–06; 11:14 am] BILLING CODE 4410–01–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR wwhite on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES Employment Standards Administration Proposed Collection; Comment Request ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:25 Jul 17, 2006 Jkt 208001 paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Employment Standards Administration is soliciting comments concerning the proposed collection: Provider Enrollment Form (OWCP–1168). A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this Notice. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the ADDRESSES section below on or before September 18, 2006. ADDRESSES: Ms. Hazel M. Bell, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave., NW., Room S–3201, Washington, DC 20210, telephone (202) 693–0418, fax (202) 693–1451, E-mail bell.hazel@dol.gov. Please use only one method of transmission for comments (mail, fax, or E-mail). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION I. Background The Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) is the agency responsible for administration of the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act (FECA), 5 U.S.C. 8101, et seq., the Black Lung Benefits Act (BLBA), 30 U.S.C. 901 et seq., the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000 (EEOICPA), 42 U.S.C. 7384 et seq., and the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA), 33 U.S.C. 901 et seq. These statutes require OWCP to pay for medical services provided to beneficiaries. In order for OWCP’s billing contractor to pay providers of these services with its automated bill processing system, providers must ‘‘enroll’’ with one or more of the OWCP programs that administer the statutes by submitting certain profile information, including identifying information, tax I.D. information, and whether they possess specialty or sub-specialty training. Form OWCP–1168 is used to obtain this information from each provider. If this information is not obtained before the provider submits his PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 or her first bill, the bill payment process is prolonged and increases the burden on providers. This information collection is currently approved for use through March 31, 2007. II. Review Focus The Department of Labor is particularly interested in comments which: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses. III. Current Actions The Department of Labor seeks approval for the extension of this information collection in order to carry out a wide range of automated medical bill ‘‘edits’’, such as, the identification of duplicate billings, the application of pertinent fee schedules that apply to the programs, utilization review, and fraud and abuse detection. This information is also used to furnish timely and detailed reports to providers on the status of previously submitted bills. Type of Review: Extension. Agency: Employment Standards Administration. Title: Provider Enrollment Form. OMB Number: 1215–0137. Agency Number: OWCP–1168. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Total Respondents: 48,242. Total Responses: 48,242. Time per Response: 8 minutes. Frequency: On Occasion. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 6,416. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): $20,262. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval of the information collection request; they will also become a matter of public record. E:\FR\FM\18JYN1.SGM 18JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Foreign Claims Settlement Commission

[F.C.S.C. Meeting Notice No. 6-06]


Sunshine Act Meeting

    The Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, pursuant to its 
regulations (45 CFR part 504) and the Government in the Sunshine Act (5 
U.S.C. 552b), hereby gives notice in regard to the scheduling of 
meetings for the transaction of Commission business and other matters 
specified, as follows:

Date and Time: Thursday, July 27, 2006, at 10 a.m.

Subject Matter: Issuance of Amended Proposed Decisions and Amended 
Final Decisions in claims against Albania.

Status: Open.
    All meetings are held at the Foreign claims Settlement Commission, 
600 E Street, NW., Washington, DC. Requests for information, or advance 
notices of intention to observe an open meeting, may be directed to: 
Administrative Officer, Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, 600 E 
Street, NW., Room 6002, Washington, DC 20579. Telephone: (202) 616-
6988.

David E. Bradley,
Chief Counsel.
[FR Doc. 06-6311 Filed 7-14-06; 11:14 am]
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