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[FR Doc. 2011–5679 Filed 3–10–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–01–P 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: Rural Health Community-Based Grant Program (OMB No. 0915–0319)—[Revision] On May 20, 2008, OMB approved the agency’s request for the collection of data related to OMB No. 0915–0319 and set an expiration date of May 31, 2011. The agency is now proceeding to submit a revised package which will include program specific measures that grantees will have to collect and report on. The revisions will include measures that are aligned with the agency’s updated clinical measures. There are currently six rural health grant programs that operate under the authority of Section 301 of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act. These programs include: (1) Rural Health Care Services Outreach Grant Program (Outreach); (2) Rural Health Network Development Grant Program (Network Development); (3) Small Healthcare Provider Quality Grant Number of respondents Grant program Frequency of responses Program (Quality); (4) Delta States Rural Development Network Grant Program (Delta); (5) Rural Health Network Planning Grant Program (Network Planning) and; (6) Rural Health Workforce Development Grant Program (Workforce). These grants are to provide expanded delivery of health care services in rural areas, for the planning and implementation of integrated health care networks in rural areas, and for the planning and implementation quality improvement and workforce activities. For these programs, performance measures were drafted to provide data useful to the programs and to enable HRSA to provide aggregate program data required by Congress under the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) of 1993. These measures cover the principal topic areas of interest to ORHP, including: (a) Access to care; (b) the underinsured and uninsured; (c) workforce recruitment and retention; (d) sustainability; (e) health information technology; (f) network development; and, (g) health related clinical measures. Several measures will be used for all six programs. All measures will speak to the Office of Rural Health Policy’s progress toward meeting its goals. The annual estimate of burden is as follows: Total responses Rural Health Care Services Outreach Grant Program ........ Rural Health Network Development .................................... Delta States Rural Development Network Grant Program .. Small Health Care Provider Quality Improvement Grant Program ............................................................................ Network Development Planning Grant Program ................. Rural Health Workforce Development Program .................. 111 49 12 1 1 1 111 49 12 59 30 20 1 1 1 59 30 20 Total .............................................................................. 281 ........................ 281 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.’’ srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES Hours per response Dated: March 7, 2011. Reva Harris, Acting Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination. [FR Doc. 2011–5602 Filed 3–10–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:30 Mar 10, 2011 Jkt 223001 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 PO 00000 Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Total hour burden 3.25 2.75 3.125 360.75 134.75 38 8 1 3 472 30 60 ........................ 1096 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: The Division of Independent Review Grant Reviewer Recruitment Form (OMB No. 0915– 0295)—Extension HRSA’s Division of Independent Review (DIR) is responsible for carrying out the independent and objective review of all eligible applications submitted to HRSA. DIR ensures that the independent review process is efficient, effective, economical, and complies with statutes, regulations, and E:\FR\FM\11MRN1.SGM 11MRN1

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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: Rural Health Community-Based Grant Program (OMB No. 
0915-0319)--[Revision]

    On May 20, 2008, OMB approved the agency's request for the 
collection of data related to OMB No. 0915-0319 and set an expiration 
date of May 31, 2011. The agency is now proceeding to submit a revised 
package which will include program specific measures that grantees will 
have to collect and report on. The revisions will include measures that 
are aligned with the agency's updated clinical measures. There are 
currently six rural health grant programs that operate under the 
authority of Section 301 of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act. These 
programs include: (1) Rural Health Care Services Outreach Grant Program 
(Outreach); (2) Rural Health Network Development Grant Program (Network 
Development); (3) Small Healthcare Provider Quality Grant Program 
(Quality); (4) Delta States Rural Development Network Grant Program 
(Delta); (5) Rural Health Network Planning Grant Program (Network 
Planning) and; (6) Rural Health Workforce Development Grant Program 
(Workforce). These grants are to provide expanded delivery of health 
care services in rural areas, for the planning and implementation of 
integrated health care networks in rural areas, and for the planning 
and implementation quality improvement and workforce activities.
    For these programs, performance measures were drafted to provide 
data useful to the programs and to enable HRSA to provide aggregate 
program data required by Congress under the Government Performance and 
Results Act (GPRA) of 1993. These measures cover the principal topic 
areas of interest to ORHP, including: (a) Access to care; (b) the 
underinsured and uninsured; (c) workforce recruitment and retention; 
(d) sustainability; (e) health information technology; (f) network 
development; and, (g) health related clinical measures. Several 
measures will be used for all six programs. All measures will speak to 
the Office of Rural Health Policy's progress toward meeting its goals.
    The annual estimate of burden is as follows:

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                                       Number of     Frequency of        Total        Hours per      Total hour
           Grant program              respondents      responses       responses       response        burden
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Rural Health Care Services                     111               1             111          3.25          360.75
 Outreach Grant Program...........
Rural Health Network Development..              49               1              49          2.75          134.75
Delta States Rural Development                  12               1              12          3.125          38
 Network Grant Program............
Small Health Care Provider Quality              59               1              59          8             472
 Improvement Grant Program........
Network Development Planning Grant              30               1              30          1              30
 Program..........................
Rural Health Workforce Development              20               1              20          3              60
 Program..........................
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    Total.........................             281  ..............             281  .............        1096
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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: March 7, 2011.
Reva Harris,
Acting Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination.
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