Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Comment Request, 28792-28793 [2011-12248]

Download as PDF 28792 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 96 / Wednesday, May 18, 2011 / Notices 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: Revision of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: State Medicaid Health Information Technology (HIT) Plan, Planning-Advance Planning Document and Update, Implementation Advance Planning Document (IAPD) and Update, and Annual IAPD to implement section 4201 of the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act of 2009; Use: To assess the appropriateness of States’ requests for Federal financial participation for expenditures under their Medicaid Electronic Health Record Incentive Program related to health information exchange, CMS staff will review the submitted information and documentation in order to make an approval determination for the APD. CMS is issuing an updated IAPD template to reduce the burden on States by clearly indicating the information required for a successful submission; Form Number: CMS–10292 (OMB #: 0938–1088); Frequency: Yearly, once, occasionally; Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Governments; Number of Respondents: 56; Total Annual Responses: 56; Total Annual Hours: 448. (For policy questions regarding this collection contact Richard Friedman at 410–786–4451. For all other issues call 410–786–1326.) 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 Dated: May 13, 2011. Martique Jones, Director, Regulations Development Group, Division B, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs. [FR Doc. 2011–12244 Filed 5–17–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Comment Request In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects (section 3506(c)(2)(A) of Title 44, United States Code, as amended by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Pub. L. 104–13), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) publishes periodic summaries of proposed projects being developed for Number of respondents Instrument srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES 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 18, 2011: 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 CMS–10292, Room C4–26–05, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 21244–1850. Responses per respondent submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. To request more information on the proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data collection plans and draft instruments, e-mail paperwork@hrsa.gov or call the HRSA Reports Clearance Officer at (301) 443– 1129. Comments are invited on: (a) The proposed collection of information for the proper performance of the functions of the agency; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection 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 on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Proposed Project: Free Clinics FTCA Program Application (OMB No. 0915– 0293)—Revision Under 42 U.S.C. 233(o) and HRSA BPHC Policy Information Notice 2011– 02, ‘‘Free Clinics Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Program Policy Guide,’’ the FTCA Free Clinic Program requires free clinics to submit annual, renewal, and supplemental applications for the process of deeming qualified health care professionals, board members, officers, and contractors for FTCA malpractice insurance coverage. It is proposed that the application forms be modified to comply with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act section 10608, amending 42 U.S.C. 233(o)(1), as well as upgrade the application to provide for an electronic submission. The modifications include: (1) Inclusion of board members, officers, employees, and contractors into one comprehensive application, and (2) a fully electronic application that can be submitted electronically via e-mail or the internet. It is anticipated that these modifications will decrease the time and effort required by the current OMB approved FTCA application forms. The annual estimate of burden is as follows: Total responses Hours per response Total burden hours Free Clinics FTCA Program Application .......... 200 1 200 14 2800 Total .......................................................... 200 ............................ 200 ............................ 2800 E-mail comments to paperwork@hrsa.gov or mail the HRSA VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:31 May 17, 2011 Jkt 223001 Reports Clearance Officer, Room 10–33, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Rockville, MD 20857. Written comments E:\FR\FM\18MYN1.SGM 18MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 96 / Wednesday, May 18, 2011 / Notices should be received within 60 days of this notice. Dated: May 12 2011. Reva Harris, Acting Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination. [FR Doc. 2011–12248 Filed 5–17–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Office of Biotechnology Activities, Office of Science Policy, Office of the Director; Notice of Meeting srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES Pursuant to section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of the meeting of the National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity (NSABB). Name of Committee: National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity. Date: June 23, 2011. Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (Times are approximate and subject to change) Agenda: Presentations and discussions regarding: (1) Update of Federal activities relevant to the mission of the NSABB; (2) review of proposed NSABB Culture of Responsibility Working Group Draft Report: ‘‘Guidance for Enhancing Personnel Reliability and Strengthening the Culture of Responsibility at the Local Level’’ and NSABB Outreach and Education Working Group Draft Report: ‘‘Strategies to Educate Non-Traditional Audiences about Dual Use Research in the Life Sciences: Amateur Biologists and Scientists in Non-Life Science Disciplines;’’ (3) update on activities of NSABB Working Groups on Codes of Conduct; International Engagement; and Journal Review Policies; (4) planning for future NSABB meetings and activities; and (5) other business of the Board. Place: National Institutes of Health, Building 31, Center Drive, 6th Floor, Conference Room 6, Bethesda, Maryland 20892. Contact Person: Ronna Hill, NSABB Program Assistant, NIH Office of Biotechnology Activities, 6705 Rockledge Drive, Suite 750, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, (301) 496–9838, hillro@od.nih.gov. Under authority 42 U.S.C. 217a, Section 222 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended, the Department of Health and Human Services established the NSABB to provide advice, guidance and leadership regarding federal oversight of dual use research, defined as biological research that generates information and technologies that could be misused to pose a biological threat to public health and/or national security. The meeting will be open to the public, however pre-registration is strongly recommended due to space limitations. Persons planning to attend should register VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:31 May 17, 2011 Jkt 223001 online at: http://oba.od.nih.gov/biosecurity/ biosecurity_meetings.html or by calling Palladian Partners, Inc. (Contact: Joel Yaccarino at 301–650–8660). Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should indicate these requirements upon registration. This meeting will also be webcast. To access the webcast, as well as the draft meeting agenda and pre-registration information, connect to: http:// oba.od.nih.gov/biosecurity/biosecurity_ meetings.html. Please check this site for updates. Any member of the public interested in presenting oral comments relevant to the mission of the NSABB at the meeting should notify the Contact Person listed on this notice. Interested individuals and representatives of an organization may submit a letter of intent, a brief description of the organization represented, and the short description of the oral presentation. Only one representative of an organization will be permitted to present oral comments. Both printed and electronic copies are requested for the record. In addition, any interested person may file written comments relevant to the mission of the NSABB. All written comments should include the name, address, telephone number and when applicable, the business or professional affiliation of the interested person. Dated: May 12, 2011. Jennifer S. Spaeth, Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2011–12269 Filed 5–17–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P 28793 Date: June 9–10, 2011. Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: The Dupont Hotel, 1500 New Hampshire Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20036. Contact Person: Raj K Krishnaraju, PhD, MS, Scientific Review Officer, Scientific Review Branch, National Inst of Dental & Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, 45 Center Dr. Rm 4AN 32J, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–594–4864, kkrishna@nidcr.nih.gov. Name of Committee: National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research Special Emphasis Panel; Agenda: Review Conference Grant Application (R13). Date: June 30, 2011. Time: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, One Democracy Plaza, 6701 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892. Contact Person: Mary Kelly, Scientific Review Officer, Scientific Review Branch, National Inst of Dental & Craniofacial Research, NIH 6701 Democracy Blvd, Room 672, MSC 4878, Bethesda, MD 20892–4878, 301–594–4809, mary_kelly@nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.121, Oral Diseases and Disorders Research, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: May 12, 2011. Jennifer S. Spaeth, Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2011–12268 Filed 5–17–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research; Notice of Closed Meetings Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of the following meetings. The meetings will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended. The grant applications and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the grant applications, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: NIDCR Special Grants Review Committee; NIDCR Special Grants Review Committee: Review of F, K, and R03 Applications. PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of the following meetings. The meetings will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended. The grant applications and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the grant applications, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences Integrated Review E:\FR\FM\18MYN1.SGM 18MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 96 (Wednesday, May 18, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 28792-28793]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-12248]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: 
Comment Request

    In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public 
comment on proposed data collection projects (section 3506(c)(2)(A) of 
Title 44, United States Code, as amended by the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995, Pub. L. 104-13), the Health Resources and Services 
Administration (HRSA) publishes periodic summaries of proposed projects 
being developed for submission to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. To request more 
information on the proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data 
collection plans and draft instruments, e-mail paperwork@hrsa.gov or 
call the HRSA Reports Clearance Officer at (301) 443-1129.
    Comments are invited on: (a) The proposed collection of information 
for the proper performance of the functions of the agency; (b) the 
accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed 
collection 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 on respondents, 
including through the use of automated collection techniques or other 
forms of information technology.

Proposed Project: Free Clinics FTCA Program Application (OMB No. 0915-
0293)--Revision

    Under 42 U.S.C. 233(o) and HRSA BPHC Policy Information Notice 
2011-02, ``Free Clinics Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Program Policy 
Guide,'' the FTCA Free Clinic Program requires free clinics to submit 
annual, renewal, and supplemental applications for the process of 
deeming qualified health care professionals, board members, officers, 
and contractors for FTCA malpractice insurance coverage. It is proposed 
that the application forms be modified to comply with the Patient 
Protection and Affordable Care Act section 10608, amending 42 U.S.C. 
233(o)(1), as well as upgrade the application to provide for an 
electronic submission. The modifications include: (1) Inclusion of 
board members, officers, employees, and contractors into one 
comprehensive application, and (2) a fully electronic application that 
can be submitted electronically via e-mail or the internet. It is 
anticipated that these modifications will decrease the time and effort 
required by the current OMB approved FTCA application forms.
    The annual estimate of burden is as follows:

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                                                                    Number of       Responses per                         Hours per       Total burden
                          Instrument                               respondents       respondent      Total responses      response            hours
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Free Clinics FTCA Program Application.........................               200                 1               200                14              2800
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    Total.....................................................               200  ................               200  ................              2800
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    E-mail comments to paperwork@hrsa.gov or mail the HRSA Reports 
Clearance Officer, Room 10-33, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, 
Rockville, MD 20857. Written comments

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should be received within 60 days of this notice.

    Dated: May 12 2011.
Reva Harris,
Acting Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination.
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