Announcement of a Change to the Awarding Factors Under the Fiscal Year 2007 New Access Points in High Poverty Counties (HRSA-07-069) Grant Opportunity, 26137 [E7-8712]

Download as PDF 26137 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 88 / Tuesday, May 8, 2007 / Notices Proposed Project: The Stem Cell Therapeutic Outcomes Database— (New) The Stem Cell Therapeutic and Research Act of 2005 establishes the C.W. Bill Young Cell Transplantation Program and provides for the collection and maintenance of human blood stem cells for the treatment of patients and for research. The Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA), Healthcare Systems Bureau (HSB), is establishing the Stem Cell Therapeutic Outcomes Database as one component of the C.W. Bill Young Cell Transplantation Program. Operation of this database necessitates certain reporting requirements in order to perform the functions related to hematopoietic stem cell transplantation under contract to HHS. The Act requires the Secretary to contract for the collection and maintenance of information related to patients who have received stem cell therapeutic products and to do so using a standardized, electronic format. Data will be collected from transplant centers in a manner similar to the data Estimated number of respondents Form Responses per respondent collection activities historically conducted by the Medical College of Wisconsin’s Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR) and will be used for ongoing analysis of transplant outcomes. HRSA will use the information in order to carry out its statutory responsibilities. Information is needed to monitor the clinical status of transplantation, and to provide the Secretary with an annual report of transplant center-specific survival data. The estimate of burden is as follows: Total Responses Hours per response Total burden hours Baseline Pre-TED (Transplant Essential Data) ................. Product Form (includes Infusion, HLA, and Infectious Disease Marker inserts) ................................................. 100-Day Post-TED ............................................................. 6-Month Post-TED ............................................................. 12-Month Post-TED ........................................................... Annual Post-TED ............................................................... 225 32 7,200 0.85 6,120 225 225 225 225 225 14 32 23 20 16 3,150 7,200 5,175 4,500 3,600 1.5 0.85 1.00 1.00 1.50 4,725 6,120 5,175 4,500 5,400 Total ............................................................................ 225 ........................ 30,825 .......................... 32,040 The Pre-TED, Product Form, 100-Day Post-TED, 6-Month Post-TED, and 12-Month Post-TED will be collected on all patients during their first year of transplant. In subsequent years, patient outcomes will be reported on the Annual Post-TED form. There will be a gradual increase in the cumulative reporting burden over time commensurate with the number of survivors for which transplant centers must submit an Annual PostTED. Written comments and recommendations concerning the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of this notice to: Karen Matsuoka, Human Resources and Housing Branch, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503. Dated: May 2, 2007. Caroline Lewis, Associate Administrator for Management. [FR Doc. E7–8799 Filed 5–7–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Announcement of a Change to the Awarding Factors Under the Fiscal Year 2007 New Access Points in High Poverty Counties (HRSA–07–069) Grant Opportunity Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), HHS. ACTION: Revision to awarding factors. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is announcing a change to the awarding factors under the HRSA–07–069 ‘‘New VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:36 May 07, 2007 Jkt 211001 Access Points in High Poverty Counties’’ funding opportunity [issued on Grants.gov March 14, 2007] as they relate to awards made under the HRSA– 07–067 ‘‘New Access Points’’ funding opportunity for the President’s first Health Centers Initiative [issued on Grants.gov October 6, 2006]. In making award decisions for fiscal year (FY) 2007, HRSA will now consider granting the same organization a new access point award under HRSA– 07–067 and HRSA–07–069. HRSA will consider more than one FY 2007 new access point award to an organization if, and only if each application submitted (by the same organization for the two different funding opportunities) proposes a separate and distinct project to serve different counties. That is, there must be no overlap or duplication of service area, target population, or sites. (Under previous HRSA policy, if an organization receives a grant award in FY 2007 under the first opportunity, HRSA–07–067, it could not be awarded funds in FY 2007 under HRSA–07–069). Applicants for HRSA–07–069 should also be aware that each new access point application must be complete and must be able to stand alone. The changes announced in this Federal Register Notice do not impact any HRSA policy for eligibility under the HRSA–07–069. Organizations PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 continue to be eligible to submit one application under HRSA–07–069, irrespective of whether they applied under HRSA–07–067 or not. Additionally, all other awarding factors detailed in HRSA–07–069 remain the same. Reference: HRSA–07–069 is available online via the HRSA Web site at: http://www.hrsa.gov/grants/ technicalassistance/pi2nap.htm or http://www.grants.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Preeti Kanodia, Division of Policy and Development, Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration. Ms. Kanodia may be contacted by e-mail at DPDGeneral@hrsa.gov or via telephone at (301) 594–4300. Dated: May 2, 2007. Dennis P. Williams, Deputy Administrator. [FR Doc. E7–8712 Filed 5–7–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P E:\FR\FM\08MYN1.SGM 08MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 88 (Tuesday, May 8, 2007)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: E7-8712]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Announcement of a Change to the Awarding Factors Under the Fiscal 
Year 2007 New Access Points in High Poverty Counties (HRSA-07-069) 
Grant Opportunity

AGENCY: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), HHS.

ACTION: Revision to awarding factors.

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SUMMARY: The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is 
announcing a change to the awarding factors under the HRSA-07-069 ``New 
Access Points in High Poverty Counties'' funding opportunity [issued on 
Grants.gov March 14, 2007] as they relate to awards made under the 
HRSA-07-067 ``New Access Points'' funding opportunity for the 
President's first Health Centers Initiative [issued on Grants.gov 
October 6, 2006].
    In making award decisions for fiscal year (FY) 2007, HRSA will now 
consider granting the same organization a new access point award under 
HRSA-07-067 and HRSA-07-069. HRSA will consider more than one FY 2007 
new access point award to an organization if, and only if each 
application submitted (by the same organization for the two different 
funding opportunities) proposes a separate and distinct project to 
serve different counties. That is, there must be no overlap or 
duplication of service area, target population, or sites. (Under 
previous HRSA policy, if an organization receives a grant award in FY 
2007 under the first opportunity, HRSA-07-067, it could not be awarded 
funds in FY 2007 under HRSA-07-069). Applicants for HRSA-07-069 should 
also be aware that each new access point application must be complete 
and must be able to stand alone.
    The changes announced in this Federal Register Notice do not impact 
any HRSA policy for eligibility under the HRSA-07-069. Organizations 
continue to be eligible to submit one application under HRSA-07-069, 
irrespective of whether they applied under HRSA-07-067 or not. 
Additionally, all other awarding factors detailed in HRSA-07-069 remain 
the same.
    Reference: HRSA-07-069 is available online via the HRSA Web site 
at: http://www.hrsa.gov/grants/technicalassistance/pi2nap.htm or http:/
/www.grants.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Preeti Kanodia, Division of Policy and 
Development, Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and 
Services Administration. Ms. Kanodia may be contacted by e-mail at 
DPDGeneral@hrsa.gov or via telephone at (301) 594-4300.

    Dated: May 2, 2007.
Dennis P. Williams,
Deputy Administrator.
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