Proposed Information Collection (Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom Veterans Health Needs Assessment) Activity; Comment Request, 72243 [2011-30087]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 225 / Tuesday, November 22, 2011 / Notices Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,000. Dated: November 17, 2011. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. 2011–30086 Filed 11–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0728] Proposed Information Collection (Operation Enduring Freedom/ Operation Iraqi Freedom Veterans Health Needs Assessment) Activity; Comment Request Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information to develop a program that will improve the quality and relevance of care, as it pertains to access for mental health and mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:14 Nov 21, 2011 Jkt 226001 use of mental health facilities for returning Operation Enduring Freedom/ Operation Iraqi Freedom veterans and their families. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before January 23, 2012. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at http://www.Regulations.gov or to Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Veterans Health Administration (10P7BFP), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420; or email: cynthia.harveypryor@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0728’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cynthia Harvey-Pryor at (202) 461–5870 or FAX (202) 273–9381. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501—3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, VHA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VHA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VHA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of PO 00000 Frm 00085 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 72243 information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Title: Operation Enduring Freedom/ Operation Iraqi Freedom Veterans Health Needs Assessment, VA Form 10– 21091. OMB Control Number: 2900–0728. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 10–21091 is used to gather input from returning war zone veterans to identify their needs, concerns and health care preferences. The data collected will help VA to improve the quality and relevance of care offered as well as access to care through the removal of identified barriers to care and to develop care pathways as indicated by veterans’ responses to the survey. Affected Public: Individuals and Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 20 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,000. Dated: November 17, 2011. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. 2011–30087 Filed 11–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\22NON1.SGM 22NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0728]


Proposed Information Collection (Operation Enduring Freedom/
Operation Iraqi Freedom Veterans Health Needs Assessment) Activity; 
Comment Request

AGENCY: Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Department of 
Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment 
on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under 
the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are 
required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each 
proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension 
of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public 
comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for 
information to develop a program that will improve the quality and 
relevance of care, as it pertains to access for mental health and use 
of mental health facilities for returning Operation Enduring Freedom/
Operation Iraqi Freedom veterans and their families.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before January 23, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at http://www.Regulations.gov or to Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Veterans Health 
Administration (10P7BFP), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont 
Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420; or email: cynthia.harvey-pryor@va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0728'' in any 
correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed 
online through FDMS.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cynthia Harvey-Pryor at (202) 461-5870 
or FAX (202) 273-9381.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 
U.S.C. 3501--3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of 
information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being 
made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA.
    With respect to the following collection of information, VHA 
invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information 
is necessary for the proper performance of VHA's functions, including 
whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy 
of VHA's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of 
information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of 
the collection of information on respondents, including through the use 
of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of 
information technology.
    Title: Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom Veterans 
Health Needs Assessment, VA Form 10-21091.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0728.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VA Form 10-21091 is used to gather input from returning 
war zone veterans to identify their needs, concerns and health care 
preferences. The data collected will help VA to improve the quality and 
relevance of care offered as well as access to care through the removal 
of identified barriers to care and to develop care pathways as 
indicated by veterans' responses to the survey.
    Affected Public: Individuals and Households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 1,000 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 20 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,000.


    Dated: November 17, 2011.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-30087 Filed 11-21-11; 8:45 am]
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