Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 52335 [2011-21428]

Download as PDF 52335 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 162 / Monday, August 22, 2011 / Notices 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: 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 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 Number of respondents Instrument Responses per respondent 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 email 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 Written comments and recommendations concerning the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of the date 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: August 16, 2011. Reva Harris, Acting Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination. [FR Doc. 2011–21428 Filed 8–19–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services; Notice of Meeting In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), announcement is made of the following National Advisory body scheduled to meet during the month of September 2011. The National Advisory Committee on Rural Health will convene its sixtyninth meeting in the time and place specified below: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:16 Aug 19, 2011 Jkt 223001 Name: National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services. Dates and Time: September 26, 2011, 12:30 p.m.–5 p.m. September 27, 2011, 8:45 a.m.–4 p.m. September 28, 2011, 8:45 a.m.–10:30 a.m. Place: Forrest General Hospital, 6051 US Highway 40, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401. Phone: (601) 288–7000. The meeting will be open to the public. Purpose: The National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary with respect to the delivery, research, development, and administration of health and human services in rural areas. Agenda: Monday morning, at 12:30 p.m., the meeting will be called to order by the Chairperson of the Committee, the Honorable Ronnie Musgrove. The first two presentations will be overviews of rural Mississippi and the Mississippi State Office of Rural Health. The remainder of the day the Committee will hear presentations on the three chosen Subcommittee topics. The first panel will focus on Health Disparities in Rural Communities. The second panel is Physician Payment Value Modifier. The final panel of the day is Care Transition and Aging and Disability Resource Center Program (ADRC). After the panel discussions, the Committee Chair will give an overview of the site visits. This will be followed by a call for public comment. The Monday meeting will close at 5 p.m. Tuesday morning, at 8:45 a.m., Steve Hirsch, Executive Secretariat for the NACRHHS, will provide a Departmental Update. At 9:15 a.m., the Committee will break into Subcommittees and depart to the site visits. The Health Disparities Subcommittee will visit a Federally Qualified PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Healthcare Center in New Augusta, Perry County; and the Physician Payment Value Modifier Subcommittee will visit the Covington County Hospital in Collins, Mississippi. The Care Transitions and ADRC Subcommittee will visit Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The Subcommittees will return to the Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg at 3:30 p.m. Transportation to the site visits will not be provided to the public. The Tuesday meeting will close at 4 p.m. The final session will be convened on Wednesday morning at 8:45 a.m. The meeting will open with a review of the Subcommittee site visits. The Chair of the Committee will lead a Working Session to discuss development of the Report to the Secretary. The Committee will draft a letter to the Secretary and discuss the agenda for the February 2012 meeting. The meeting will be adjourned at 10:30 a.m. For Further Information Contact: Steve Hirsch, MSLS, Executive Secretary, National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Parklawn Building, Room 5A–05, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone (301) 443–0835, Fax (301) 443–2803. 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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: 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 email 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       Total         Hours per     Total burden
           Instrument               respondents     respondent       responses       response          hours
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Free Clinics FTCA Program                    200               1             200              14            2800
 Application....................
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    Total.......................             200  ..............             200  ..............            2800
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    Written comments and recommendations concerning the proposed 
information collection should be sent within 30 days of the date 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: August 16, 2011.
Reva Harris,
Acting Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination.
[FR Doc. 2011-21428 Filed 8-19-11; 8:45 am]
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