Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 36719-36720 [E9-17626]

Download as PDF 36719 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 141 / Friday, July 24, 2009 / Notices close to the scheduled start date as possible. 1. Type of Information Collection Request: Revision of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Eligibility Error Rate Measurement in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program; Use: The collection of information is necessary for CMS to produce national error rates for Medicaid and CHIP as required by Public Law 107–300, the IPIA of 2002. The collection of information is also necessary to implement provisions from the Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIPRA) (Pub. L. 111–3) with regard to the Medicaid Eligibility Quality Control (MEQC) and Payment Error Rate Measurement (PERM) programs. The information collected from the States selected for review will be used by CMS to ensure States use a statistically sound sampling methodology, to ensure the States complete reviews on all cases sampled, and will be used by the federal contractor to calculate State and national Medicaid and CHIP eligibility error rates. Form Number: CMS–10184 (OMB#: 0938–1012); Frequency: Reporting—Occasionally; Affected Public: State, Local, Tribal Governments; Number of Respondents: 34; Total Annual Responses: 53; Total Annual Hours: 942,764. (For policy questions regarding this collection contact Jessica Woodard at 410–786– 9249. For all other issues call 410–786– 1326.) CMS is requesting OMB review and approval of this collection by August 21, 2009, with a 180-day approval period. Written comments and recommendations will be considered from the public if received by the individuals designated below by August 10, 2009. 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/ regulations/pra 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. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding the burden or any other aspect of these collection of information requirements. However, as noted above, comments on these information collection and recordkeeping requirements must be mailed and/or faxed to the designees referenced below by August 10, 2009. 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. 3. By Facsimile or E-mail to OMB. OMB, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: CMS Desk Officer, Fax Number: (202) 395–6974, Email: OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov. Dated: July 17, 2009. Michelle Shortt, Director, Regulations Development Group, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs. [FR Doc. E9–17603 Filed 7–23–09; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Proposed Projects Title: Procedures for Requests to use Child Care and Development Fund for Construction or Major Renovation of Child Care Facilities. OMB No.: 0970–0160. Description: The Child Care and Development Block Grant Act, as amended, allows Indian Tribes to use Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) grant awards for construction and renovation of child care facilities. A tribal grantee must first request and receive approval from the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) before using CCDF funds for construction or major renovation. This information collection contains the statutorily-mandated uniform procedures for the solicitation and consideration of requests, including instructions for preparation of environmental assessments in conjunction with the National Environmental Policy Act. The proposed draft procedures update the procedures that were originally issued in August 1997 and last updated in May 2007. Respondents will be CCDF tribal grantees requesting to use CCDF funds for construction or major renovation. Respondents: Tribal Child Care Lead Agencies acting on behalf of Tribal Governments. BILLING CODE 4120–01–P ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total burden hours Construction or Major Renovation of Tribal Child Care Facilities ................... srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES Instrument 10 1 20 200 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 200. In compliance with the requirements of Section 506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Administration for Children and Families is soliciting public comment on the specific aspects of the information collection described above. Copies of the proposed collection of information can be obtained and VerDate Nov<24>2008 18:55 Jul 23, 2009 Jkt 217001 comments may be forwarded by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Administration, Office of Information Services, 370 L’Enfant Promenade, SW., Washington, DC 20447, Attn: ACF Reports Clearance Officer. E-mail address: infocollection@acf.hhs.gov. All requests should be identified by the title of the information collection. PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The Department specifically requests comments on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) E:\FR\FM\24JYN1.SGM 24JYN1 36720 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 141 / Friday, July 24, 2009 / Notices ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Consideration will be given to comments and suggestions submitted within 60 days of this publication. Dated: July 16, 2009. Jeffrey Shuren, Associate Commissioner for Policy and Planning. [FR Doc. E9–17621 Filed 7–23–09; 8:45 am] Dated: July 21, 2009. Janean Chambers, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E9–17626 Filed 7–23–09; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES BILLING CODE 4184–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Request of Public Comment: 60-Day Proposed Information Collection; Indian Health Service Forms To Implement the Privacy Rule (45 CFR Parts 160 and 164); Correction Food and Drug Administration ACTION: [Docket No. FDA–2008–N–0650] Agency Information Collection Activities; Announcement of Office of Management and Budget Approval; General Administrative Procedures: Citizen Petitions; Petition for Reconsideration or Stay of Action; Advisory Opinions AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing that a collection of information entitled ‘‘General Administrative Procedures: Citizen Petitions; Petition for Reconsideration or Stay of Action; Advisory Opinions’’ has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. BILLING CODE 4160–01–S Indian Health Service Notice; correction. SUMMARY: The Indian Health Service published a document in the Federal Register (FR) on June 24, 2009. The document contained two errors. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Betty Gould, Regulations Officer, 801 Thompson Avenue, TMP, Suite 450, Rockville, MD 20852, Telephone (301) 443–7899. (This is not a toll-free number.) Correction In the Federal Register of June 24, 2009 in FR Doc. E9–14841, on page 30095, in the third column, second line, 45 CFR 164.522: change 164.522(a)(2)(1) to 164.522(a)(2); and on page 30095, in the table 45 CFR Section/IHS form, change 164.506, IHS–810 to 164.508, IHS–810. Dated: July 17, 2009. Yvette Roubideaux, Director, Indian Health Service. [FR Doc. E9–17452 Filed 7–23–09; 8:45 am] FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jonna Capezzuto, Office of Information Management (HFA–710), Food and Drug Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, 301–796–3794. BILLING CODE 4165–16–M In the Federal Register of March 10, 2009 (74 FR 10255), the agency announced that the proposed information collection had been submitted to OMB for review and clearance under 44 U.S.C. 3507. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. OMB has now approved the information collection and has assigned OMB control number 0910–0183. The approval expires on May 31, 2012. A copy of the supporting statement for this information collection is available on the Internet at http://www.reginfo.gov/ public/do/PRAMain. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Nov<24>2008 18:55 Jul 23, 2009 Jkt 217001 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES [CMS–2305–PN] Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Application of the Accreditation Commission for Health Care for Deeming Authority for Hospices AGENCY: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, HHS. ACTION: Proposed notice. SUMMARY: This proposed notice acknowledges the receipt of a deeming application from the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) for recognition as a national accrediting PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 organization for hospices that wish to participate in the Medicare or Medicaid programs. Section 1865(a)(3)(A) of the Social Security Act requires that within 60 days of receipt of an organization’s complete application, we publish a notice that identifies the national accrediting body making the request, describes the nature of the request, and provides at least a 30-day public comment period. DATES: To be assured consideration, comments must be received at one of the addresses provided below, no later than 5 p.m. on August 24, 2009. ADDRESSES: In commenting, please refer to file code CMS–2305–PN. Because of staff and resource limitations, we cannot accept comments by facsimile (FAX) transmission. You may submit comments in one of four ways (no duplicates, please): 1. Electronically. You may submit electronic comments on this regulation to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions under the ‘‘More Search Options’’ tab. 2. By regular mail. You may mail written comments to the following address only: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services, Attention: CMS–2305–PN, P.O. Box 8016, Baltimore, MD 21244–8016. Please allow sufficient time for mailed comments to be received before the close of the comment period. 3. By express or overnight mail. You may send written comments to the following address only: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services, Attention: CMS–2305–PN, Mail Stop C4–26–05, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21244–1850. 4. By hand or courier. If you prefer, you may deliver (by hand or courier) your written comments before the close of the comment period to either of the following addresses: a. For delivery in Washington, DC— Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services, Room 445–G, Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20201. (Because access to the interior of the Hubert H. Humphrey Building is not readily available to persons without Federal government identification, commenters are encouraged to leave their comments in the CMS drop slots located in the main lobby of the building. A stamp-in clock is available for persons wishing to retain a proof of filing by stamping in and retaining an extra copy of the comments being filed.) E:\FR\FM\24JYN1.SGM 24JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 141 (Friday, July 24, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 36719-36720]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-17626]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

Proposed Projects

    Title: Procedures for Requests to use Child Care and Development 
Fund for Construction or Major Renovation of Child Care Facilities.
    OMB No.: 0970-0160.
    Description: The Child Care and Development Block Grant Act, as 
amended, allows Indian Tribes to use Child Care and Development Fund 
(CCDF) grant awards for construction and renovation of child care 
facilities. A tribal grantee must first request and receive approval 
from the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) before using 
CCDF funds for construction or major renovation. This information 
collection contains the statutorily-mandated uniform procedures for the 
solicitation and consideration of requests, including instructions for 
preparation of environmental assessments in conjunction with the 
National Environmental Policy Act. The proposed draft procedures update 
the procedures that were originally issued in August 1997 and last 
updated in May 2007. Respondents will be CCDF tribal grantees 
requesting to use CCDF funds for construction or major renovation.
    Respondents: Tribal Child Care Lead Agencies acting on behalf of 
Tribal Governments.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                                  Number of     Average  burden
                 Instrument                      Number of      responses per      hours per       Total burden
                                                respondents       respondent        response          hours
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Construction or Major Renovation of Tribal                10                1               20              200
 Child Care Facilities......................
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 200.
    In compliance with the requirements of Section 506(c)(2)(A) of the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Administration for Children and 
Families is soliciting public comment on the specific aspects of the 
information collection described above. Copies of the proposed 
collection of information can be obtained and comments may be forwarded 
by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, Office of 
Administration, Office of Information Services, 370 L'Enfant Promenade, 
SW., Washington, DC 20447, Attn: ACF Reports Clearance Officer. E-mail 
address: infocollection@acf.hhs.gov. All requests should be identified 
by the title of the information collection.
    The Department specifically requests comments on: (a) Whether the 
proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper 
performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the 
information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the 
agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of 
information; (c) the quality, utility, and clarity of the information 
to be collected; and (d)

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ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on 
respondents, including through the use of automated collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology. Consideration will 
be given to comments and suggestions submitted within 60 days of this 
publication.

    Dated: July 21, 2009.
Janean Chambers,
Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. E9-17626 Filed 7-23-09; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-01-P