Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 57034-57035 [2010-23200]

Download as PDF 57034 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 180 / Friday, September 17, 2010 / Notices EXHIBIT 1—ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS Number of responses per respondent Number of respondents Data collection method Hours per response NGC Evaluation Survey ................................................................. Focus Groups ................................................................................ Key Informant Interviews ............................................................... 40,220 99 30 1 1 1 Total ........................................................................................ 40,349 NA Total burden hours 8/60 1.5 1 5,363 149 30 NA 5,542 Average hourly wage rate* Total cost burden EXHIBIT 2—ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED COST BURDEN Number of respondents Data collection method Total burden hours NGC Evaluation Survey ................................................................... Focus Groups .................................................................................. Key Informant Interviews ................................................................. 40,220 99 30 5,363 149 30 $33.51 33.51 33.51 $179,714 4,993 1,005 Total .......................................................................................... 40,349 5,542 NA 185,712 * Based upon the mean of the average wages for healthcare practitioner and technical occupations (29–0000) presented in the National Compensation Survey: Occupational wages in the United States, May 2009, U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. Estimated Annual Costs to the Federal Government Exhibit 3 shows the estimated total and annualized cost to the government for this one year project. The total cost is estimated to be $350,000 to conduct the one-time survey, 11 focus groups, and 30 key informant interviews and to analyze and present their results. This amount is the contract total for AFYA’s contract with AHRQ to evaluate the NGC. This amount includes the costs for project development and management ($70,000 or 20% of the entire contract amount); data collection activities ($105,000 or 30% of the entire contract amount); data processing and analysis ($70,000 or 20% of the entire contract amount); and administrative support activities and reporting ($105,000 or 30% of the entire contract amount). EXHIBIT 3—ESTIMATED TOTAL AND ANNUALIZED COST Cost component Total cost Annualized cost Project Development and Management .......................................................................................................... Data Collection Activities ................................................................................................................................. Data Processing and Analysis ......................................................................................................................... Administrative Support and Reporting ............................................................................................................. $70,000 105,000 70,000 105,000 $70,000 105,000 70,000 105,000 Total .......................................................................................................................................................... 350,000 350,000 wwoods2 on DSK1DXX6B1PROD with NOTICES_PART 1 Request for Comments In accordance with the above-cited Paperwork Reduction Act legislation, comments on AHRQ’s information collection are requested with regard to any of the following: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of AHRQ healthcare research and healthcare information dissemination functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of AHRQ’s estimate of burden (including hours and costs) of the proposed collection(s) of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information upon the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:46 Sep 16, 2010 Jkt 220001 Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and included in the Agency’s subsequent request for OMB approval of the proposed information collection. All comments will become a matter of public record. Dated: September 1, 2010. Carolyn M. Clancy, Director. [FR Doc. 2010–23110 Filed 9–16–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–90–M PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Proposed Projects Title: State Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP). OMB No.: 0970–0380. Description: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, 2010, also known as health care reform, amends Title V of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 701 et seq.) as amended by sections 2951 and 2952(c), by adding section 513, authorizing the Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP). The President signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on March 23, 2010, Public Law 111–148, which adds the new PREP E:\FR\FM\17SEN1.SGM 17SEN1 57035 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 180 / Friday, September 17, 2010 / Notices formula grant program. The purpose of this program is to educate adolescents on both abstinence and contraception to prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs); and at least three adulthood preparation subjects. The Personal Responsibility Education grant program funding is available for fiscal years 2010 through 2014. An emergency request is being made to solicit comments from the public on paperwork reduction as it relates to ACYF’s receipt of the following documents from applicants and awardees: Application for Mandatory Formula Grant State Plan; Performance Progress Report. Respondents: 50 States and 9 Territories, to include, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, Northern Mariana Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Marshall Islands and Palau ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents Instrument wwoods2 on DSK1DXX6B1PROD with NOTICES_PART 1 Application, to include program narrative ........................................................ State Plan ........................................................................................................ Performance Progress Reports ....................................................................... Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 8,496 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) 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: September 14, 2010 Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2010–23200 Filed 9–16–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:46 Sep 16, 2010 Jkt 220001 59 59 59 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [Document Identifier: CMS–10267, CMS– 10137, CMS–10237, CMS–R–240, CMS– 10316 and CMS–10305] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. In compliance with the requirement of section 3506I(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: QualityNet Identity Management System (QIMS) Account Form; Use: The QualityNet Identity Management System (QIMS) account registration form must be completed by any new persons needing access to Consolidated Renal Operations in a Web Enabled Network AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Number of responses per respondent 1 1 5 Average burden hours per response 24 40 16 Total burden hours 1,416 2,360 4,720 (CROWNWeb.) The 8,561 existing accounts owners will not have to reregister for new user accounts. The CROWNWeb user community is composed of CMS employees, ESRD Network Organization staff and dialysis facilities staff. The CROWNWeb system is the system used as the collection point of data necessary for entitlement of ESRD patients to Medicare benefits and Federal Government monitoring and assessing of quality and type of care provided to renal patients. The data collected in QIMS will provide the necessary security measures for creating and maintaining active CROWNWeb user accounts and collection of audit trail information required by the CMS Information Security Officers (ISSO). Form Number: CMS–10267 (OMB#: 0938–1050); Frequency: Occasionally; Affected Public: Business or other forprofits and Not-for-profit institutions; Number of Respondents: 7,439; Total Annual Responses: 7,439; Total Annual Hours: 3,720. (For policy questions regarding this collection contact Michelle Tucker at 410–786–0376. For all other issues call 410–786–1326. 2. Type of Information Collection Request: Revision of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Application for Prescription Drug Plans (PDP); Application for Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug (MA–PD); Application for Cost Plans to Offer Qualified Prescription Drug Coverage; Application for Employer Group Waiver Plans to Offer Prescription Drug Coverage; Service Area Expansion Application for Prescription Drug Coverage; Use: The Applications for Part D sponsors to offer qualified prescription drug coverage are completed by entities seeking approval to offer Part D benefits under the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit E:\FR\FM\17SEN1.SGM 17SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 180 (Friday, September 17, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 57034-57035]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-23200]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

Proposed Projects

    Title: State Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP).
    OMB No.: 0970-0380.
    Description: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, 2010, 
also known as health care reform, amends Title V of the Social Security 
Act (42 U.S.C. 701 et seq.) as amended by sections 2951 and 2952(c), by 
adding section 513, authorizing the Personal Responsibility Education 
Program (PREP). The President signed into law the Patient Protection 
and Affordable Care Act on March 23, 2010, Public Law 111-148, which 
adds the new PREP

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formula grant program. The purpose of this program is to educate 
adolescents on both abstinence and contraception to prevent pregnancy 
and sexually transmitted infections (STIs); and at least three 
adulthood preparation subjects. The Personal Responsibility Education 
grant program funding is available for fiscal years 2010 through 2014.
    An emergency request is being made to solicit comments from the 
public on paperwork reduction as it relates to ACYF's receipt of the 
following documents from applicants and awardees: Application for 
Mandatory Formula Grant State Plan; Performance Progress Report.
    Respondents: 50 States and 9 Territories, to include, District of 
Columbia, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, Northern 
Mariana Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Marshall 
Islands and Palau

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                                     Number of        Average
                   Instrument                        Number of     responses per   burden hours    Total burden
                                                    respondents     respondent     per response        hours
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Application, to include program narrative.......              59               1              24           1,416
State Plan......................................              59               1              40           2,360
Performance Progress Reports....................              59               5              16           4,720
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 8,496
    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) 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: September 14, 2010
Robert Sargis,
Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2010-23200 Filed 9-16-10; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-01-P