Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 28484 [E8-10664]

Download as PDF 28484 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 96 / Friday, May 16, 2008 / Notices Dated: May 8, 2008. Joseph Henderson, Acting Chief Operating Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. E8–10986 Filed 5–15–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–18–M DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [Document Identifier: CMS–R–267] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human 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), Department of Health and Human Services, 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 function; (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: Medicare Advantage Program: Application and Contract Requirements; Use: The information collection requirements are mandated by 42 CFR 422. Section 4001 of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 added sections 1851 through 1859 to the Social Security Act to establish this new program. The Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Benefits Improvement Act and Protection Act of 2000 and sections 201–204 of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 (MMA) added new requirements. Medicare Advantage (MA) organizations (formerly M+C organizations) and potential MA organizations (applicants) use the information to comply with the application requirements and the MA sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES AGENCY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:18 May 15, 2008 Jkt 214001 contract requirements. CMS will use this information to approve contract applications, monitor compliance with contract requirements, make proper payment to MA organizations, determine compliance with the new prescription drug benefit requirements established by the MMA, and to ensure that correct information is disclosed to Medicare beneficiaries, both potential enrollees and enrollees. The reported change in burden is due to program growth and revisions to the Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Benefit. Form Number: CMS–R–267 (OMB# 0938–0753); Frequency: Yearly; Affected Public: Business or other forprofit and Not-for-profit institutions, and Individuals or households; Number of Respondents: 9,000,670; Total Annual Responses: 9,000,670; Total Annual Hours: 8,529,541. 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 by the OMB desk officer at the address below, no later than 5 p.m. on June 16, 2008. OMB Human Resources and Housing Branch, Attention: Carolyn Raffaelli, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, Fax Number: (202) 395–6974. Dated: May 7, 2008. Michelle Shortt, Director, Regulations Development Group, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs. [FR Doc. E8–10664 Filed 5–15–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–01–P PO 00000 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration [Docket No. FDA–2008–N–0094] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for Office of Management and Budget Review; Comment Request; Channels of Trade Policy for Commodities With Residues of Pesticide Chemicals, for Which Tolerances Have Been Revoked, Suspended, or Modified by the Environmental Protection Agency Pursuant to Dietary Risk Considerations AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing that a proposed collection of information has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Fax written comments on the collection of information by June 16, 2008. ADDRESSES: To ensure that comments on the information collection are received, OMB recommends that written comments be faxed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, OMB, Attn: FDA Desk Officer, FAX: 202–395–6974, or e-mailed to baguilar@omb.eop.gov. All comments should be identified with the OMB control number 0910–0562. Also include the FDA docket number found in brackets in the heading of this document. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jonna Capezzuto, Office of the Chief Information Officer (HFA–250), Food and Drug Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, 301–827– 4659. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In compliance with 44 U.S.C. 3507, FDA has submitted the following proposed collection of information to OMB for review and clearance. Channels of Trade Policy for Commodities With Residues of Pesticide Chemicals, for Which Tolerances Have Been Revoked, Suspended, or Modified by the Environmental Protection Agency Pursuant to Dietary Risk Considerations—(OMB Control Number 0910–0562)—Extension The Food Quality Protection Act of 1996 (FQPA), which amended the Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\16MYN1.SGM 16MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

[Document Identifier: CMS-R-267]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health 
and Human 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), Department of Health and Human Services, 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 function; (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: Medicare 
Advantage Program: Application and Contract Requirements; Use: The 
information collection requirements are mandated by 42 CFR 422. Section 
4001 of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 added sections 1851 through 
1859 to the Social Security Act to establish this new program. The 
Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Benefits Improvement Act and Protection 
Act of 2000 and sections 201-204 of the Medicare Prescription Drug, 
Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 (MMA) added new 
requirements. Medicare Advantage (MA) organizations (formerly M+C 
organizations) and potential MA organizations (applicants) use the 
information to comply with the application requirements and the MA 
contract requirements. CMS will use this information to approve 
contract applications, monitor compliance with contract requirements, 
make proper payment to MA organizations, determine compliance with the 
new prescription drug benefit requirements established by the MMA, and 
to ensure that correct information is disclosed to Medicare 
beneficiaries, both potential enrollees and enrollees. The reported 
change in burden is due to program growth and revisions to the Medicare 
Advantage and Prescription Drug Benefit. Form Number: CMS-R-267 
(OMB 0938-0753); Frequency: Yearly; Affected Public: Business 
or other for-profit and Not-for-profit institutions, and Individuals or 
households; Number of Respondents: 9,000,670; Total Annual Responses: 
9,000,670; Total Annual Hours: 8,529,541.
    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 by the OMB desk 
officer at the address below, no later than 5 p.m. on June 16, 2008.
    OMB Human Resources and Housing Branch, Attention: Carolyn 
Raffaelli, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 
20503, Fax Number: (202) 395-6974.

    Dated: May 7, 2008.
Michelle Shortt,
Director, Regulations Development Group, Office of Strategic Operations 
and Regulatory Affairs.
[FR Doc. E8-10664 Filed 5-15-08; 8:45 am]
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