Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 67605 [E7-23164]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 229 / Thursday, November 29, 2007 / Notices proposed paperwork collections referenced above, access CMS Web site address at http://www.cms.hhs.gov/ PaperworkReductionActof1995, or email your request, including your address, phone number, OMB number, and CMS document identifier, to Paperwork@cms.hhs.gov, or call the Reports Clearance Office on (410) 786– 1326. To be assured consideration, comments and recommendations for the proposed information collections must be received by the OMB desk officer at the address below, no later than 5 p.m. on December 31, 2007. OMB Human Resources and Housing Branch, Attention: Carolyn Lovett, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, Fax Number: (202) 395–6974. Dated: November 21, 2007. Michelle Shortt, Director, Regulations Development Group, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs. [FR Doc. E7–23163 Filed 11–28–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, HHS [Document Identifier: CMS–10165, CMS– 2552–96 and CMS–10008] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. 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) 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: Revision of a currently rmajette on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES AGENCY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:52 Nov 28, 2007 Jkt 211001 approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Electronic Health Record; Use: The purpose of this demonstration project is to reward the delivery of high-quality care supported by the adoption and use of electronic health records in small to medium-sized primary care physician practices. While this is separate and distinct from the Medicare Care Management Performance (MCMP) Demonstration, it expands upon the foundation created by the MCMP Demonstration, which was mandated by Section 649 of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003. The electronic health record demonstration will be operational for a 5-year period and will be operated under section 402 demonstration waiver authority. The information to be obtained as part of the application form is necessary to document basic information for physician practices that intend to participate in this demonstration initiative. Form Number: CMS–10165 (OMB#: 0938–0965); Frequency: Once; Affected Public: Private sector—Business or other forprofit; Number of Respondents: 2,400; Total Annual Responses: 2,400; Total Annual Hours: 520. 2. Type of Information Collection Request: Extension of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Hospital and Health Care Complexes Cost Report and supporting Regulations in 42 CFR 413.20 and 413.24; Use: This Cost Report Form is filed annually by freestanding providers participating in the Medicare program to effect year end cost settlement for providing services to Medicare beneficiaries. The CMS–2552– 96 cost report is needed to determine the amount of reimbursable cost, based upon the cost limits, that is due these providers furnishing medical services to Medicare beneficiaries. Form Number: CMS–2552–96 (OMB #: 0938–0050); Frequency: Yearly; Affected Public: Private sector—Business or other forprofit and Not-for-profit institutions; Number of Respondents: 6,175; Total Annual Responses: 6,175; Total Annual Hours: 4,090,474. 3. Type of Information Collection Request: Extension of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Process and Information Required to Determine Eligibility of Drugs, Biologicals, and Radiopharmaceutical Agents for Transitional Pass-Through Status Under the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS); Use: Section 1833(t)(6) of the Social Security Act provides for temporary additional payments or ‘‘transitional pass-through PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 67605 payments’’ for certain drugs and biological agents. Interested parties such as hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, and physicians can apply for transitional pass-through payment for drugs and biologicals used with services covered under the OPPS. CMS uses this information to determine if the criteria for making a transitional pass-through payment are met and if an interim Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) code for a new drug or biological is necessary. Form Number: CMS–10008 (OMB #: 0938–0802); Frequency: Once; Affected Public: Private sector—Business or other forprofit; Number of Respondents: 10; Total Annual Responses: 10; Total Annual Hours: 160. To obtain copies of the supporting statement and any related forms for the proposed paperwork collections referenced above, access CMS’ Web site address at http://www.cms.hhs.gov/ PaperworkReductionActof1995, or email your request, including your address, phone number, OMB number, and CMS document identifier, to Paperwork@cms.hhs.gov, or call the Reports Clearance Office on (410) 786– 1326. To be assured consideration, comments and recommendations for the proposed information collections must be received at the address below, no later than 5 p.m. on January 28, 2008. CMS, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs, Division of Regulations Development—C, Attention: Bonnie L Harkless, Room C4–26–05, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 21244–1850. Dated: November 21, 2007. Michelle Shortt, Director, Regulations Development Group, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs. [FR Doc. E7–23164 Filed 11–28–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration Gastrointestinal Drugs Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice. This notice announces a forthcoming meeting of a public advisory committee of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The meeting will be open to the public. E:\FR\FM\29NON1.SGM 29NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 229 (Thursday, November 29, 2007)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, HHS

[Document Identifier: CMS-10165, CMS-2552-96 and CMS-10008]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

AGENCY: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
    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) 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: Revision of a currently 
approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Electronic Health 
Record; Use: The purpose of this demonstration project is to reward the 
delivery of high-quality care supported by the adoption and use of 
electronic health records in small to medium-sized primary care 
physician practices. While this is separate and distinct from the 
Medicare Care Management Performance (MCMP) Demonstration, it expands 
upon the foundation created by the MCMP Demonstration, which was 
mandated by Section 649 of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement 
and Modernization Act of 2003. The electronic health record 
demonstration will be operational for a 5-year period and will be 
operated under section 402 demonstration waiver authority. The 
information to be obtained as part of the application form is necessary 
to document basic information for physician practices that intend to 
participate in this demonstration initiative. Form Number: CMS-10165 
(OMB: 0938-0965); Frequency: Once; Affected Public: Private 
sector--Business or other for-profit; Number of Respondents: 2,400; 
Total Annual Responses: 2,400; Total Annual Hours: 520.
    2. Type of Information Collection Request: Extension of a currently 
approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Hospital and 
Health Care Complexes Cost Report and supporting Regulations in 42 CFR 
413.20 and 413.24; Use: This Cost Report Form is filed annually by 
freestanding providers participating in the Medicare program to effect 
year end cost settlement for providing services to Medicare 
beneficiaries. The CMS-2552-96 cost report is needed to determine the 
amount of reimbursable cost, based upon the cost limits, that is due 
these providers furnishing medical services to Medicare beneficiaries. 
Form Number: CMS-2552-96 (OMB : 0938-0050); Frequency: Yearly; 
Affected Public: Private sector--Business or other for-profit and Not-
for-profit institutions; Number of Respondents: 6,175; Total Annual 
Responses: 6,175; Total Annual Hours: 4,090,474.
    3. Type of Information Collection Request: Extension of a currently 
approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Process and 
Information Required to Determine Eligibility of Drugs, Biologicals, 
and Radiopharmaceutical Agents for Transitional Pass-Through Status 
Under the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS); Use: 
Section 1833(t)(6) of the Social Security Act provides for temporary 
additional payments or ``transitional pass-through payments'' for 
certain drugs and biological agents. Interested parties such as 
hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, and physicians can apply for 
transitional pass-through payment for drugs and biologicals used with 
services covered under the OPPS. CMS uses this information to determine 
if the criteria for making a transitional pass-through payment are met 
and if an interim Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) 
code for a new drug or biological is necessary. Form Number: CMS-10008 
(OMB : 0938-0802); Frequency: Once; Affected Public: Private 
sector--Business or other for-profit; Number of Respondents: 10; Total 
Annual Responses: 10; Total Annual Hours: 160.
    To obtain copies of the supporting statement and any related forms 
for the proposed paperwork collections referenced above, access CMS' 
Web site address at http://www.cms.hhs.gov/PaperworkReductionActof1995, 
or e-mail your request, including your address, phone number, OMB 
number, and CMS document identifier, to Paperwork@cms.hhs.gov, or call 
the Reports Clearance Office on (410) 786-1326.
    To be assured consideration, comments and recommendations for the 
proposed information collections must be received at the address below, 
no later than 5 p.m. on January 28, 2008.
    CMS, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs, 
Division of Regulations Development--C, Attention: Bonnie L Harkless, 
Room C4-26-05, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 21244-1850.

    Dated: November 21, 2007.
Michelle Shortt,
Director, Regulations Development Group, Office of Strategic Operations 
and Regulatory Affairs.
 [FR Doc. E7-23164 Filed 11-28-07; 8:45 am]
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