Proposed Information Collection (Informed Consent for Patient Care); Comment Request, 1265 [E7-25659]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 4 / Monday, January 7, 2008 / Notices 2. GRUESO HURTADO, Adriana, c/o INCOMMERCE S.A., Cali, Colombia; DOB 10 Oct 1974; Cedula No. 66922311 (Colombia); Passport 66922311 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT] 3. URIBE CADAVID, Juan Guillermo, c/o REPRESENTACIONES ZATZA LTDA., Cali, Colombia; Cedula No. 16628855 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT] Dated: December 27, 2007. Adam J. Szubin, Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. E7–25591 Filed 1–4–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4811–45–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0583] Proposed Information Collection (Informed Consent for Patient Care); Comment Request Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) 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 the disclosure requirements imposed on non-VA physicians to ensure that patients have sufficient information to provide educated and informed consent for medical procedures. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before March 7, 2008. 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. 2900–0583’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov. VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:05 Jan 04, 2008 Jkt 214001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Stout (202) 461–5867 or FAX (202) 273–9381. 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: Regulation for Informed Consent for Patient Care (Title 38 CFR 17.32). OMB Control Number: 2900–0583. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA informed consent regulation describes patient rights and responsibilities and the process for obtaining informed consent. It contains procedures that providers (including non-VA physicians who contract to perform services for VA on a fee-basis) must follow when seeking informed consent from a VA beneficiary (e.g., discussion of the benefits, risk and alternatives for the recommended treatment or procedure and documentation of the patient’s decision). The information provided is designed to ensure that the patients (or, when appropriate, the patient’s representative or surrogate) have sufficient information to provide informed consent. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 8,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 32,000. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: December 27, 2007. PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1265 By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–25659 Filed 1–4–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–New (10–21086)] Proposed Information Collection (National Survey of Women Veterans); 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 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 new collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to identify the healthcare needs of the women veteran population. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before March 7, 2008. 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-New (10– 21086)’’ 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. E:\FR\FM\07JAN1.SGM 07JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0583]


Proposed Information Collection (Informed Consent for Patient 
Care); Comment Request

AGENCY: Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) 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 the disclosure requirements imposed on non-VA 
physicians to ensure that patients have sufficient information to 
provide educated and informed consent for medical procedures.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before March 7, 2008.

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. 2900-0583'' 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: Regulation for Informed Consent for Patient Care (Title 38 
CFR 17.32).
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0583.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VA informed consent regulation describes patient rights 
and responsibilities and the process for obtaining informed consent. It 
contains procedures that providers (including non-VA physicians who 
contract to perform services for VA on a fee-basis) must follow when 
seeking informed consent from a VA beneficiary (e.g., discussion of the 
benefits, risk and alternatives for the recommended treatment or 
procedure and documentation of the patient's decision). The information 
provided is designed to ensure that the patients (or, when appropriate, 
the patient's representative or surrogate) have sufficient information 
to provide informed consent.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 8,000 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 32,000.

    Dated: December 27, 2007.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. E7-25659 Filed 1-4-08; 8:45 am]
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