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Download as PDF 24292 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 86 / Friday, May 2, 2008 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (Pub. L. 92–463), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the aforementioned meeting. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Disease, Disability, and Injury Prevention and Control Special Emphasis Panel (SEP): National Center of Excellence for the Prevention of Childhood Agricultural Injury, Request for Applications (RFA) OH 08–006 Disease, Disability, and Injury Prevention and Control Special Emphasis Panel (SEP): MD STARnet: Expanding Surveillance and Epidemiologic Research for Duchenne and Becker Muscular Dystrophy Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) DD08–002 In accordance with Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the aforementioned meeting. Time and Date: 12:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m., June 17, 2008 (Closed). Place: Teleconference. Status: The meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with provisions set forth in Section 552b(c)(4) and (6), Title 5 U.S.C., and the Determination of the Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, CDC, pursuant to Public Law 92–463. Matters To Be Discussed: The meeting will include the review, discussion, and evaluation of applications received in response to ‘‘MD STARnet: Expanding Surveillance and Epidemiologic Research for Duchenne and Becker Muscular Dystrophy,’’ FOA DD08–002. Contact Person for More Information: Juliana Cyril, PhD, M.P.H, Scientific Review Administrator, Office of the Chief Science Officer, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, NE., Mailstop D74, Atlanta, GA 30333, Telephone 404–639–4639. The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, for both CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Time and Date: 8 a.m.–12 p.m., May 21, 2008 (Closed). Place: Marriott Airport, 777 Aten Road, Coraopolis, PA 15108, telephone (412) 788– 8800. Status: The meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with provisions set forth in Section 552b(c)(4) and (6), Title 5 U.S.C., and the Determination of the Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, CDC, pursuant to Public Law 92–463. Matters To Be Discussed: The meeting will include the review, discussion, and evaluation of applications received in response to ‘‘Workplace Violence Health Research, RFA OH 08–004.’’ Contact Person for More Information: Stephen Olenchock, PhD, Scientific Review Administrator, Office of Extramural Coordination and Special Projects, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, CDC, 1095 Willowdale Road, Morgantown, WV 26505, Telephone (304) 285–6271. The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, for both CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Dated: April 28, 2008. Diane Allen, Acting Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. E8–9736 Filed 5–1–08; 8:45 am] In accordance with Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the aforementioned meeting. Time and Date: 1 p.m.–5 p.m., May 21, 2008 (Closed). Place: Marriott Airport, 777 Aten Road, Coraopolis, PA 15108, Telephone (412) 788– 8800. Status: The meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with provisions set forth in Section 552b(c)(4) and (6), Title 5 U.S.C., and the Determination of the Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, CDC, pursuant to Public Law 92–463. Matters To Be Discussed: The meeting will include the review, discussion, and evaluation of applications received in response to ‘‘National Center of Excellence for the Prevention of Childhood Agricultural Injury, RFA OH 08–006.’’ Contact Person for More Information: Stephen Olenchock, PhD, Scientific Review Administrator, Office of Extramural Coordination and Special Projects, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, CDC, 1095 Willowdale Road, Morgantown, WV 26505, Telephone (304) 285–6271. The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, for both CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Dated: April 28, 2008. Diane Allen, Acting Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. E8–9666 Filed 5–1–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P Dated: April 28, 2008. Diane Allen, Acting Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. E8–9711 Filed 5–1–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Disease, Disability, and Injury Prevention and Control Special Emphasis Panel (SEP): Workplace Violence Health Research, Request for Applications (RFA) OH 08–004 In accordance with Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:17 May 01, 2008 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00082 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 BILLING CODE 4163–18–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry The Board of Scientific Counselors, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (NCEH/ ATSDR): Meeting. In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), CDC and NCEH/ ATSDR announce the following committee meeting: Name: Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC), NCEH/ATSDR. Times and Dates: 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., May 29, 2008; 8:30 a.m.–12 p.m., May 30, 2008. Place: Marriott Century Center Hotel, 2000 Century Boulevard, Chamblee, Georgia 30341. Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available. The meeting room accommodates approximately 75 people. E:\FR\FM\02MYN1.SGM 02MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 86 / Friday, May 2, 2008 / Notices mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Purpose: The Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and by delegation, the Director, CDC, and Administrator, NCEH/ATSDR, are authorized under Section 301 (42 U.S.C. 241) and Section 311 (42 U.S.C. 243) of the Public Health Service Act, as amended, to: (1) Conduct, encourage, cooperate with, and assist other appropriate public authorities, scientific institutions, and scientists in the conduct of research, investigations, experiments, demonstrations, and studies relating to the causes, diagnosis, treatment, control, and prevention of physical and mental diseases and other impairments; (2) assist states and their political subdivisions in the prevention of infectious diseases and other preventable conditions and in the promotion of health and well being; and (3) train state and local personnel in health work. The BSC, NCEH/ATSDR provides advice and guidance to the Secretary, HHS; the Director, CDC; and Administrator, ATSDR; and the Director, NCEH/ATSDR, regarding program goals, objectives, strategies, and priorities in fulfillment of the agency’s mission to protect and promote people’s health. The board provides advice and guidance that will assist NCEH/ATSDR in ensuring scientific quality, timeliness, utility, and dissemination of results. The board also provides guidance to help NCEH/ ATSDR work more efficiently and effectively with its various constituents and to fulfill its mission in protecting America’s health. Matters To Be Discussed: An update on NCEH/ATSDR’s Office of the Director; update on formaldehyde and FEMA Trailers; report on ATSDR’s Great Lakes areas of concern; discussion on the draft Report by the BSC’s Peer Review Workgroup for the NCEH/ATSDR Preparedness and Emergency Response Program; discussion on the proposed BSC Program Peer Review of NCEH/ATSDR’s internal clearance and external peer review process; update on NCEH/ATSDR Climate Change Initiatives; update on industry challenges to NCEH/ ATSDR programs; and updates on public health issues. Agenda items are tentative and subject to change. Contact Person for More Information: Sandra Malcom, Committee Management Specialist, NCEH/ATSDR, 4770 Buford Highway, Mail Stop F–61, Chamblee, Georgia 30345; telephone 770/488–0575, fax 770/ 488–3377; E-mail: smalcom@cdc.gov. The deadline for notification of attendance is May 21, 2008. The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities for both CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Dated: April 28, 2008. Diane Allen, Acting Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. E8–9668 Filed 5–1–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:17 May 01, 2008 Jkt 214001 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [Document Identifier: CMS–37, CMS–10097 and CMS–10257] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, HHS. 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: Extension of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Medicaid Program Budget Report; Use: The Medicaid Program Budget Report is prepared by the State Medicaid agencies and is used by CMS for developing national Medicaid budget estimates, qualification of budget estimate changes, and the issuance of quarterly Medicaid grant awards. Form Number: CMS–37 (OMB# 0938– 0101); Frequency: Quarterly; Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Governments; Number of Respondents: 56; Total Annual Responses: 224; Total Annual Hours: 7,616. 2. Type of Information Collection Request: Revision of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: The Annual Medicare Contractor Provider Satisfaction Survey (MCPSS); Use: Medicare Contractors are charged with processing Medicare claims and related activities and providers interact with them on a daily basis. The Medicare Contractor Provider Satisfaction Survey (MCPSS) measures this ProviderContractor relationship. The Contractors are currently using, and will continue to AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 24293 use, the MCPSS results to implement performance improvement activities within their organizations. The MCPSS questionnaire includes the following topics: Provider inquiries, provider outreach & education, claims processing, appeals, provider enrollment, medical review, and provider audit & reimbursement. The Survey is designed to measure provider satisfaction, attitudes, perceptions and opinions about the services provided by their respective Contractor. The results include quantitative data (a satisfaction score) and qualitative information (comments relevant to specific topics). The 2009 MCPSS will differ from 2008 in two ways, (refer to the specific documents for additional changes): (1) The questionnaire will be slightly modified, including the net addition of two questions; and (2) the definition of a completed survey will be revised. Form Number: CMS–10097 (OMB# 0938–0915); Frequency: Yearly; Affected Public: Business or other for-profits and Not-for-profit institutions; Number of Respondents: 24,279; Total Annual Responses: 24,279; Total Annual Hours: 8346. Type of Information Collection Request: Extension of a currently approved collection; 3. Type of Information Collection Request: New collection; Extension of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: National Medicare Training Program Training Needs Assessment Survey; Use: The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is requesting clearance for an Online Needs Assessment Survey that will inform the National Medicare Training Program (NMTP) in their efforts to develop materials vital to the performance of key Medicare partners. NMTP communicates information about a wide array of Medicare topics to a diverse audience of partner organizations through in-person workshops, teleconferences, and Online training materials. These partner organizations include other state and federal agencies, health plans, aging networks/coalitions, long term care institutions, disability/mental health providers and advocates, HIV/AIDS providers, other health care providers and disease-specific advocacy groups, faith based organizations, and racial/ ethnic minority organizations. These partners extend the reach of NMTP to population segments that have information barriers, including language, literacy, location, and culture, to help them understand the varied and sometimes complex choices about how they receive their Medicare benefits. This survey will allow NMTP to assess E:\FR\FM\02MYN1.SGM 02MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 86 (Friday, May 2, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 24292-24293]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-9668]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic 
Substances and Disease Registry

    The Board of Scientific Counselors, Centers for Disease Control and 
Prevention (CDC), National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for 
Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (NCEH/ATSDR): Meeting.
    In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), CDC and NCEH/ATSDR announce the 
following committee meeting:

    Name: Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC), NCEH/ATSDR.
    Times and Dates: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., May 29, 2008; 8:30 a.m.-12 
p.m., May 30, 2008.
    Place: Marriott Century Center Hotel, 2000 Century Boulevard, 
Chamblee, Georgia 30341.
    Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available. 
The meeting room accommodates approximately 75 people.

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    Purpose: The Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services 
(HHS) and by delegation, the Director, CDC, and Administrator, NCEH/
ATSDR, are authorized under Section 301 (42 U.S.C. 241) and Section 
311 (42 U.S.C. 243) of the Public Health Service Act, as amended, 
to: (1) Conduct, encourage, cooperate with, and assist other 
appropriate public authorities, scientific institutions, and 
scientists in the conduct of research, investigations, experiments, 
demonstrations, and studies relating to the causes, diagnosis, 
treatment, control, and prevention of physical and mental diseases 
and other impairments; (2) assist states and their political 
subdivisions in the prevention of infectious diseases and other 
preventable conditions and in the promotion of health and well 
being; and (3) train state and local personnel in health work. The 
BSC, NCEH/ATSDR provides advice and guidance to the Secretary, HHS; 
the Director, CDC; and Administrator, ATSDR; and the Director, NCEH/
ATSDR, regarding program goals, objectives, strategies, and 
priorities in fulfillment of the agency's mission to protect and 
promote people's health. The board provides advice and guidance that 
will assist NCEH/ATSDR in ensuring scientific quality, timeliness, 
utility, and dissemination of results. The board also provides 
guidance to help NCEH/ATSDR work more efficiently and effectively 
with its various constituents and to fulfill its mission in 
protecting America's health.
    Matters To Be Discussed: An update on NCEH/ATSDR's Office of the 
Director; update on formaldehyde and FEMA Trailers; report on 
ATSDR's Great Lakes areas of concern; discussion on the draft Report 
by the BSC's Peer Review Workgroup for the NCEH/ATSDR Preparedness 
and Emergency Response Program; discussion on the proposed BSC 
Program Peer Review of NCEH/ATSDR's internal clearance and external 
peer review process; update on NCEH/ATSDR Climate Change 
Initiatives; update on industry challenges to NCEH/ATSDR programs; 
and updates on public health issues.
    Agenda items are tentative and subject to change.
    Contact Person for More Information: Sandra Malcom, Committee 
Management Specialist, NCEH/ATSDR, 4770 Buford Highway, Mail Stop F-
61, Chamblee, Georgia 30345; telephone 770/488-0575, fax 770/488-
3377; E-mail: smalcom@cdc.gov. The deadline for notification of 
attendance is May 21, 2008.
    The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been 
delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining 
to announcements of meetings and other committee management 
activities for both CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and 
Disease Registry.

    Dated: April 28, 2008.
Diane Allen,
Acting Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for 
Disease Control and Prevention.
 [FR Doc. E8-9668 Filed 5-1-08; 8:45 am]
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