Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 55860-55861 [E7-19308]

Download as PDF 55860 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 189 / Monday, October 1, 2007 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0216] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to determine a claimant’s entitlement to accrued benefits. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before November 30, 2007. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M35), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0216’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 461–9769 or FAX (202) 275–5947. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501—3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, VBA invites comments on: (1) whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VBA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VBA’s estimate of the VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:31 Sep 28, 2007 Jkt 214001 burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Title: Application for Accrued Amounts Due a Deceased Beneficiary, VA Form 21–601. OMB Control Number: 2900–0216. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The information collected on VA Form 21–601 is use to determine a claimant’s entitlement to accrued benefits that was due to a deceased veteran but not paid prior to the veteran’s death. Each survivor claiming a share of the accrued benefits must complete a separate VA Form 21–601; however if there is no living survivors who are entitled on the basis of relationship, accrued benefits may be payable as reimbursement to the person or persons who bore the expenses of the veteran’s last illness and burial expenses. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 2,300 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,600. Dated: September 21, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–19307 Filed 9–28–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0702] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the PO 00000 Frm 00125 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to provide National Provider Identifier number to non-VA health care providers seeking reimbursement claims. Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before November 30, 2007. DATES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov; or to Mary Stout, Veterans Health Administration (193E1), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail: mary.stout@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0702’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Stout (202) 461–5867 or FAX (202) 273–9381. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, VHA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VHA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VHA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Title: Request for National Provider Identification Number, VA Form 10– 0449A OMB Control Number: 2900–0702. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\01OCN1.SGM 01OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 189 / Monday, October 1, 2007 / Notices Abstract: Health care providers for veterans in the private sector (non-VA providers) are requesting local VA medical centers to provide National Provider Identifier (NPI) numbers for VA facilities and VA clinicians who have referred patients to them. NPI numbers are used by non VA providers to request reimbursement for medical care provided to veterans. Affected Public: Business or other for profit. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 10 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 3 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 200. Dated: September 21, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–19308 Filed 9–28–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0114] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to this notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed to determine the validity of a common law marriage. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before November 30, 2007. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through https://www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M35), Department of VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:31 Sep 28, 2007 Jkt 214001 Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0114’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at https:// www.Regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 461–9769 or FAX (202) 275–5947. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995, Public Law 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501—3521, Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, VBA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VBA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VBA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Title: Statement of Marital Relationship, VA Form 21–4170. OMB Control Number: 2900–0114. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 21–4170 is completed by individuals claiming to be common law widows/widowers of deceased veterans and by veterans and their claimed common law spouses to establish marital status. VA uses the information collected to determine whether a common law marriage was valid under the law of the place where the parties resided at the time of the marriage or under the law of the place where the parties resided when the right to benefits accrued. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 2,708 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 25 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,500. Dated: September 21, 2007. PO 00000 Frm 00126 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 55861 By direction of the Secretary: Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–19309 Filed 9–28–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans; Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public Law 92– 463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans will be held on October 16–17, 2007 in Pavillion B at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel San Diego, 8110 Aero Drive, San Diego, California. On October 16 the session will convene at 8 a.m. and end at 4 p.m., and on October 17 the session will convene at 8 a.m. and end at 12 noon. The meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the Committee is to provide the Secretary of Veterans Affairs with an on-going assessment of the effectiveness of the policies, organizational structures, and services of the Department in assisting homeless veterans. The Committee shall assemble and review information relating to the needs of homeless veterans and provide advice on the most appropriate means of offering assistance to homeless veterans. The Committee will make recommendations to the Secretary regarding such activities. On October 16, 2007, the Committee will review the responses to the Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans 2007 report and receive information and reports from the Department of Veterans Affairs and other federal departments. On October 17, 2007 the Committee will continue to receive reports and begin preparation of its upcoming annual report and recommendations to the Secretary. Those wishing to attend the meeting should contact Mr. Peter Dougherty, Department of Veterans Affairs, at (202) 273–5764. No time will be allocated during the meeting for receiving oral presentations from the public. However, the Committee will accept written comments from interested parties on issue affecting homeless veterans. Such comments should be referred to the Committee at the following address: Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans, Homeless Veterans Programs Office (075D), U.S. Department of E:\FR\FM\01OCN1.SGM 01OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 189 (Monday, October 1, 2007)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0702]


Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

AGENCY: Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Department of 
Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment 
on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under 
the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are 
required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each 
proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension 
of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public 
comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on 
information needed to provide National Provider Identifier number to 
non-VA health care providers seeking reimbursement claims.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before November 30, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through www.Regulations.gov; or to Mary Stout, Veterans Health 
Administration (193E1), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont 
Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail: mary.stout@va.gov. Please 
refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0702'' in any correspondence. During 
the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal 
Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Stout (202) 461-5867 or FAX (202) 
273-9381.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 
U.S.C. 3501-3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of 
information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being 
made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA.
    With respect to the following collection of information, VHA 
invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information 
is necessary for the proper performance of VHA's functions, including 
whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy 
of VHA's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of 
information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of 
the collection of information on respondents, including through the use 
of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of 
information technology.
    Title: Request for National Provider Identification Number, VA Form 
10-0449A
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0702.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.

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    Abstract: Health care providers for veterans in the private sector 
(non-VA providers) are requesting local VA medical centers to provide 
National Provider Identifier (NPI) numbers for VA facilities and VA 
clinicians who have referred patients to them. NPI numbers are used by 
non VA providers to request reimbursement for medical care provided to 
veterans.
    Affected Public: Business or other for profit.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 10 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 3 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 200.

    Dated: September 21, 2007.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
 [FR Doc. E7-19308 Filed 9-28-07; 8:45 am]
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