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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: New collection; Title of Information Collection: Conditions of Participation: Requirements for Approval and Reapproval of Transplant Centers to Perform Organ Transplants and Supporting Regulations in 42 CFR 482.74, 482.94, 482.100, 482.102, 488.61; Use: The Conditions of Participation and accompanying requirements specified in the regulations are used by our surveyors as a basis for determining whether a transplant center qualifies for approval or re-approval under Medicare. CMS and the healthcare industry believe that the availability to the facility of the type of records and general content of records is standard medical practice and is necessary in order to ensure the wellbeing and safety of patients and professional treatment accountability. Form Number: CMS–10266 (OMB# 0938-New); Frequency: Yearly; Affected Public: Business or other for-profits and not-for-profit institutions; Number of Respondents: 514; Total Annual Responses: 3,270; Total Annual Hours: 9,334. 2. Type of Information Collection Request: New collection; Title of Information Collection: Medicare AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Health Marketing, (BSC, NCHM) Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies 18:12 May 29, 2008 Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, May 27, 2008. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E8–12071 Filed 5–29–08; 8:45 am] Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM VerDate Aug<31>2005 1. Equity Bancshares, Inc., Andover, Kansas, to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of Ellis State Bank, Ellis, Kansas. 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The ability to revise the CMS 855S separately from the other CMS 855 enrollment applications will lessen the burden on both CMS and the public as only one subset of suppliers will be effected by CMS 855S revisions. CMS intends to maintain the continuity of the CMS 855 enrollment applications by using the same formats and lay-out of the current CMS 855 enrollment applications, regardless of the separation of the CMS 855S from the collective enrollment application package. The primary function of the CMS 855S DMEPOS supplier enrollment application is to gather information from a supplier that tells us who it is, whether it meets certain qualifications to be a health care supplier, where it renders its services or supplies, the identity of the owners of the enrolling entity, and information necessary to establish the correct claims payment. Form Number: CMS–855S (OMB# 0938-New); Frequency: Yearly; Affected Public: Business or other forprofits and not-for-profit institutions; Number of Respondents: 126,134; Total Annual Responses: 126,134; Total Annual Hours: 149,234. 3. Type of Information Collection Request: New collection; Title of Information Collection: Medicare Registration Summary and Medication History Personal Health Record Evaluation; Use: In 2006, the American Health Information Community (AHIC) Consumer Empowerment Workgroup (CEWG) made a recommendation to CMS to pilot programs that measure and demonstrate the value of Personal Health Records (PHRs) for patients with chronic diseases and their clinicians. For this information collection, CMS has proposed to evaluate the uptake, use, and perceived value of a Registration Summary and Medication VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:52 May 29, 2008 Jkt 214001 History PHR tool for Medicare Managed Care and/or Part D Drug Plan Beneficiaries. Seven commercial health plans volunteered to integrate the PHR pilot tool within their existing PHRs, and these plans are offering the tool to member beneficiaries at no cost. CMS will examine how the PHRs were used by the beneficiaries, caregivers and providers and if they were perceived to improve the quality of the beneficiary/ provider communication; timeliness of preventive screenings; and ease of use or value of information to individuals with chronic conditions. Form Number: CMS–10264 (OMB# 0938-New); Frequency: Once; Affected Public: Individuals or households, private sector; Number of Respondents: 2,167; Total Annual Responses: 2,167; Total Annual Hours: 1083.5. 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. In commenting on the proposed information collections please reference the document identifier or OMB control number. To be assured consideration, comments and recommendations must be submitted in one of the following ways by July 29, 2008: 1. Electronically. You may submit your comments electronically to http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for ‘‘Comment or Submission’’ or ‘‘More Search Options’’ to find the information collection document(s) accepting comments. 2. By regular mail. You may mail written comments to the following address: CMS, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs, Division of Regulations Development, Attention: Document Identifier/OMB Control Number ______, Room C4–26– 05, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 21244–1850. Dated: May 22, 2008. Michelle Shortt, Director, Regulations Development Group, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs. [FR Doc. E8–12069 Filed 5–29–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 31121 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [Document Identifier: CMS–10114] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; 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), 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: Extension of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: National Provider Identifier (NPI) Application and Update Form and Supporting Regulations in 45 CFR 142.408, 45 CFR 162.406, 45 CFR 162.408; Use: The National Provider Identifier (NPI) Application and Update Form is used by health care providers to apply for NPIs and furnish updates to the information they supplied on their initial applications. The form is also used to deactivate their NPIs if necessary. The NPI Application/Update form has been revised to further assist in uniquely identifying health care providers and provide additional guidance on how to accurately complete the form. The form captures additional data elements that will assist with unique identification. It also includes more detailed instructions. Form Number: CMS–10114 (OMB#: 0938– 0931); Frequency: Reporting—On occasion, one-time; Affected Public: Business or other for-profit, not-forprofit institutions, and Federal government; Number of Respondents: 325,608; Total Annual Responses: 325,608; Total Annual Hours: 108,560. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\30MYN1.SGM 30MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

[Document Identifier: CMS-10266, CMS-855S and CMS-10264]


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: New collection; Title of 
Information Collection: Conditions of Participation: Requirements for 
Approval and Reapproval of Transplant Centers to Perform Organ 
Transplants and Supporting Regulations in 42 CFR 482.74, 482.94, 
482.100, 482.102, 488.61; Use: The Conditions of Participation and 
accompanying requirements specified in the regulations are used by our 
surveyors as a basis for determining whether a transplant center 
qualifies for approval or re-approval under Medicare. CMS and the 
healthcare industry believe that the availability to the facility of 
the type of records and general content of records is standard medical 
practice and is necessary in order to ensure the well-being and safety 
of patients and professional treatment accountability. Form Number: 
CMS-10266 (OMB 0938-New); Frequency: Yearly; Affected Public: 
Business or other for-profits and not-for-profit institutions; Number 
of Respondents: 514; Total Annual Responses: 3,270; Total Annual Hours: 
9,334.
    2. Type of Information Collection Request: New collection; Title of 
Information Collection: Medicare

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Enrollment Application--Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, 
Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) Suppliers and Supporting Regulations in 
42 CFR 424.57 and 424.58; Use: CMS is revising the CMS-855 Medicare 
Enrollment Applications Package (OMB No. 0938-0685) to remove the CMS-
855S application from its collection. CMS has found that the 
regulations governing the standards required of suppliers of durable 
medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics and supplies (DMEPOS) are 
revised and increased more frequently than the other provider types 
reimbursed by Medicare. Consequently, CMS must revise the CMS 855S 
application for DMEPOS suppliers more often than the CMS 855A, CMS 
855B, CMS 855I and CMS 855R enrollment applications. The ability to 
revise the CMS 855S separately from the other CMS 855 enrollment 
applications will lessen the burden on both CMS and the public as only 
one subset of suppliers will be effected by CMS 855S revisions. CMS 
intends to maintain the continuity of the CMS 855 enrollment 
applications by using the same formats and lay-out of the current CMS 
855 enrollment applications, regardless of the separation of the CMS 
855S from the collective enrollment application package. The primary 
function of the CMS 855S DMEPOS supplier enrollment application is to 
gather information from a supplier that tells us who it is, whether it 
meets certain qualifications to be a health care supplier, where it 
renders its services or supplies, the identity of the owners of the 
enrolling entity, and information necessary to establish the correct 
claims payment. Form Number: CMS-855S (OMB 0938-New); 
Frequency: Yearly; Affected Public: Business or other for-profits and 
not-for-profit institutions; Number of Respondents: 126,134; Total 
Annual Responses: 126,134; Total Annual Hours: 149,234.
    3. Type of Information Collection Request: New collection; Title of 
Information Collection: Medicare Registration Summary and Medication 
History Personal Health Record Evaluation; Use: In 2006, the American 
Health Information Community (AHIC) Consumer Empowerment Workgroup 
(CEWG) made a recommendation to CMS to pilot programs that measure and 
demonstrate the value of Personal Health Records (PHRs) for patients 
with chronic diseases and their clinicians. For this information 
collection, CMS has proposed to evaluate the uptake, use, and perceived 
value of a Registration Summary and Medication History PHR tool for 
Medicare Managed Care and/or Part D Drug Plan Beneficiaries. Seven 
commercial health plans volunteered to integrate the PHR pilot tool 
within their existing PHRs, and these plans are offering the tool to 
member beneficiaries at no cost. CMS will examine how the PHRs were 
used by the beneficiaries, caregivers and providers and if they were 
perceived to improve the quality of the beneficiary/provider 
communication; timeliness of preventive screenings; and ease of use or 
value of information to individuals with chronic conditions. Form 
Number: CMS-10264 (OMB 0938-New); Frequency: Once; Affected 
Public: Individuals or households, private sector; Number of 
Respondents: 2,167; Total Annual Responses: 2,167; Total Annual Hours: 
1083.5.
    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.
    In commenting on the proposed information collections please 
reference the document identifier or OMB control number. To be assured 
consideration, comments and recommendations must be submitted in one of 
the following ways by July 29, 2008:
    1. Electronically. You may submit your comments electronically to 
http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for ``Comment or 
Submission'' or ``More Search Options'' to find the information 
collection document(s) accepting comments.
    2. By regular mail. You may mail written comments to the following 
address: CMS, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs, 
Division of Regulations Development, Attention: Document Identifier/OMB 
Control Number ------------, Room C4-26-05, 7500 Security Boulevard, 
Baltimore, Maryland 21244-1850.

    Dated: May 22, 2008.
Michelle Shortt,
Director, Regulations Development Group, Office of Strategic Operations 
and Regulatory Affairs.
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