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Download as PDF 11491 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 41 / Wednesday, March 2, 2011 / Notices The following request has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget for review under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Proposed Project: Retention Survey of NHSC Clinicians and Alumni/NHSC Site Administrators—(OMB No. 0915– NEW) Periodically, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) publishes abstracts of information collection requests under review by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). To request a copy of the clearance requests submitted to OMB for review, e-mail paperwork@hrsa.gov or call the HRSA Reports Clearance Office on (301) 443– 1129. The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment and Scholarship Programs were established to assure an adequate supply of trained primary care health care professionals to provide services in the neediest Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) of the United States. Under these programs, the Department of Health and Human Services agrees to repay the educational loans of, or provide scholarships to, primary care health professionals. In return, the Number of respondents Instrument Survey Survey Survey Survey Survey Survey of of of of of of Responses per respondent professionals agree to serve for a specified period of time in a federally designated HPSA approved by the Secretary. The last survey conducted to analyze retention of NHSC clinicians is more than 10 years old. There is a need to distribute a survey to reevaluate the personal/professional development of NHSC clinicians in an effort to retain the clinicians in service providing care for individuals residing in underserved areas. The survey will ask current and former NHSC clinicians questions regarding professional satisfaction, expectations of being in the NHSC, and about their experiences at NHSC sites. The survey will also ask NHSC site administrators questions about the sites and about the attributes of the current and former NHSC clinicians at sites. The annual estimate of burden is as follows: Total responses Hours per response Total burden hours Site Administrators .......................................... NHSC Clinicians in Service (LRP) .................. NHSC Clinicians in Service (Scholars) ........... NHSC Recent Alumni (LRP) ........................... NHSC Recent Alumni (Scholars) .................... Remote NHSC Alumni .................................... 500 2,740 536 2,393 435 860 1 1 1 1 1 1 500 2,740 536 2,393 435 860 .125 .11 .14 .23 .10 .15 62.50 301.40 75.04 550.39 43.50 129 Total .......................................................................... 7,464 ........................ 7,464 .......................... 1161.83 Written comments and recommendations concerning the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of this notice to the desk officer for HRSA, either by email to OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov or by fax to 202–395–6974. Please direct all correspondence to the ‘‘attention of the desk officer for HRSA.’’ Dated: February 24, 2011. Reva Harris, Acting Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


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

    Periodically, the Health Resources and Services Administration 
(HRSA) publishes abstracts of information collection requests under 
review by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), in compliance with 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). To request 
a copy of the clearance requests submitted to OMB for review, e-mail 
paperwork@hrsa.gov or call the HRSA Reports Clearance Office on (301) 
443-1129.
    The following request has been submitted to the Office of 
Management and Budget for review under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995:

Proposed Project: Retention Survey of NHSC Clinicians and Alumni/NHSC 
Site Administrators--(OMB No. 0915-NEW)

    The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment and 
Scholarship Programs were established to assure an adequate supply of 
trained primary care health care professionals to provide services in 
the neediest Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) of the United 
States. Under these programs, the Department of Health and Human 
Services agrees to repay the educational loans of, or provide 
scholarships to, primary care health professionals. In return, the 
professionals agree to serve for a specified period of time in a 
federally designated HPSA approved by the Secretary. The last survey 
conducted to analyze retention of NHSC clinicians is more than 10 years 
old. There is a need to distribute a survey to reevaluate the personal/
professional development of NHSC clinicians in an effort to retain the 
clinicians in service providing care for individuals residing in 
underserved areas. The survey will ask current and former NHSC 
clinicians questions regarding professional satisfaction, expectations 
of being in the NHSC, and about their experiences at NHSC sites. The 
survey will also ask NHSC site administrators questions about the sites 
and about the attributes of the current and former NHSC clinicians at 
sites.
    The annual estimate of burden is as follows:

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                                     Number of     Responses per       Total         Hours per     Total burden
           Instrument               respondents     respondent       responses       response          hours
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Survey of Site Administrators...             500               1             500            .125           62.50
Survey of NHSC Clinicians in               2,740               1           2,740            .11           301.40
 Service (LRP)..................
Survey of NHSC Clinicians in                 536               1             536            .14            75.04
 Service (Scholars).............
Survey of NHSC Recent Alumni               2,393               1           2,393            .23           550.39
 (LRP)..........................
Survey of NHSC Recent Alumni                 435               1             435            .10            43.50
 (Scholars).....................
Survey of Remote NHSC Alumni....             860               1             860            .15           129
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    Total.......................           7,464  ..............           7,464  ..............         1161.83
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    Written comments and recommendations concerning the proposed 
information collection should be sent within 30 days of this notice to 
the desk officer for HRSA, either by e-mail to OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov or by fax to 202-395-6974. Please direct all 
correspondence to the ``attention of the desk officer for HRSA.''

    Dated: February 24, 2011.
Reva Harris,
Acting Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination.
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