Emergency Clearance: Public Information Collection Requirements Submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), 76737 [2011-31536]

Download as PDF 76737 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 236 / Thursday, December 8, 2011 / Notices Dated: December 1, 2011. Daniel Holcomb, Reports Clearance Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. 2011–31561 Filed 12–7–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services [Document Identifier CMS–10417] Emergency Clearance: Public Information Collection Requirements Submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, HHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Department of Health and Human Services, is publishing the following summary of proposed collections for public comment. Interested persons are invited to send 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. We are, however, requesting an emergency review of the information collection referenced below. In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we have submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) the following requirements for emergency review. We are requesting an emergency review to ensure compliance with section 1862(a)(1)(A) of the Social Security Act. We cannot reasonably comply with the normal clearance procedures in that public harm is reasonably likely to result if normal clearance procedures are followed as stated in 5 CFR 1320.13(a)(2)(i). 1. Type of Information Collection Request: New collection; Title of Information Collection: Medicare Feefor-Service Prepayment Medical Review; Use: The information required under this collection is requested by Medicare contractors to determine proper payment or if there is a suspicion of fraud. Medicare contractors request the information from providers or suppliers submitting claims for payment from the Medicare program when data analysis indicates aberrant billing patterns or other information which may present a vulnerability to the Medicare program; Form Number: CMS–10417 (OMB 0938–New); Frequency: Occasionally; Affected Public: Private Sector (Business or other for-profit and Not-for-profit institutions); Number of Respondents: 2,700,000; Total Annual Responses: 2,700,000; Total Annual Hours: 1,360,000. (For policy questions regarding this collection contact Debbie Skinner at (410) 786–7480. For all other issues call (410) 786–1326.) CMS is requesting OMB review and approval of this collection by December 19, 2011, with a 180-day approval period. Written comments and recommendations will be considered from the public if received by December 15, 2011. 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.gov/ PaperworkReductionActof1995/PRAL/ list.asp or Email your request, including your address, phone number, OMB number, and CMS document identifier, to Paperwork@cms.hhs.gov, or call the Reports Clearance Office on (410) 786– 1326. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding the burden or any other aspect of these collections of information requirements. However, as noted above, comments on these information collection and recordkeeping requirements must be received via one of the following methods by December 15, 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– 10417, Room C4–26–05, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 21244– 1850. 3. By Email to OMB. OMB, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: CMS Desk Officer, Email: OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov. Dated: December 2, 2011. Martique Jones, Director, Regulations Development Group, Division B, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs. [FR Doc. 2011–31536 Filed 12–5–11; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 4120–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration of Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activities; Comment Request Proposed Projects Title: 45 CFR 1301 Head Start Grant Administration. OMB No. 0980–0243. Description: The Office of Head Start is proposing to renew without changes authority to collect information pursuant to 45 CFR 1301. These provisions are applicable to program administration and grants administration under the Head Start Act, as amended. The provisions specify the requirements for grantee agencies for insurance and bonding, the submission of audits, matching of federal funds, accounting systems certifications and other provisions applicable to personnel management. Respondents: Head Start and Early Head Start program grant recipients. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Instruments Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total burden hours 45 CFR 1301 ................................................................................................... 2700 1 2 5400 VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:59 Dec 07, 2011 Jkt 226001 PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\08DEN1.SGM 08DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 236 (Thursday, December 8, 2011)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2011-31536]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

[Document Identifier CMS-10417]


Emergency Clearance: Public Information Collection Requirements 
Submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB)

AGENCY: Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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    In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid 
Services (CMS), Department of Health and Human Services, is publishing 
the following summary of proposed collections for public comment. 
Interested persons are invited to send 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.
    We are, however, requesting an emergency review of the information 
collection referenced below. In compliance with the requirement of 
section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we have 
submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) the following 
requirements for emergency review. We are requesting an emergency 
review to ensure compliance with section 1862(a)(1)(A) of the Social 
Security Act. We cannot reasonably comply with the normal clearance 
procedures in that public harm is reasonably likely to result if normal 
clearance procedures are followed as stated in 5 CFR 1320.13(a)(2)(i).
    1. Type of Information Collection Request: New collection; Title of 
Information Collection: Medicare Fee-for-Service Prepayment Medical 
Review; Use: The information required under this collection is 
requested by Medicare contractors to determine proper payment or if 
there is a suspicion of fraud. Medicare contractors request the 
information from providers or suppliers submitting claims for payment 
from the Medicare program when data analysis indicates aberrant billing 
patterns or other information which may present a vulnerability to the 
Medicare program; Form Number: CMS-10417 (OMB 0938-New); Frequency: 
Occasionally; Affected Public: Private Sector (Business or other for-
profit and Not-for-profit institutions); Number of Respondents: 
2,700,000; Total Annual Responses: 2,700,000; Total Annual Hours: 
1,360,000. (For policy questions regarding this collection contact 
Debbie Skinner at (410) 786-7480. For all other issues call (410) 786-
1326.)
    CMS is requesting OMB review and approval of this collection by 
December 19, 2011, with a 180-day approval period. Written comments and 
recommendations will be considered from the public if received by 
December 15, 2011.
    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.gov/PaperworkReductionActof1995/PRAL/list.asp or Email your request, including your address, phone 
number, OMB number, and CMS document identifier, to 
Paperwork@cms.hhs.gov, or call the Reports Clearance Office on (410) 
786-1326.
    Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding the 
burden or any other aspect of these collections of information 
requirements. However, as noted above, comments on these information 
collection and recordkeeping requirements must be received via one of 
the following methods by December 15, 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-10417, Room C4-26-05, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 
21244-1850.
    3. By Email to OMB.

OMB, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: CMS Desk 
Officer, Email: OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov.

    Dated: December 2, 2011.
Martique Jones,
Director, Regulations Development Group, Division B, Office of 
Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2011-31536 Filed 12-5-11; 4:15 pm]
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