Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Public Comment Request, 954-955 [2013-00029]

Download as PDF 954 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 4 / Monday, January 7, 2013 / Notices Submit your comments to paperwork@hrsa.gov or mail the HRSA Reports Clearance Officer, Room 10–29, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. Deadline: Comments on this Information Collection Request must be received within 60 days of this notice. ADDRESSES: Dated: December 26, 2012. Bahar Niakan, Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination. [FR Doc. 2013–00033 Filed 1–4–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Comment Request ACTION: Notice. Summary: 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, email paperwork@hrsa.gov or call the HRSA Reports Clearance Officer at (301) 443– 1984. HRSA especially requests comments on: (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. Information Collection Request Title: Analyzing Title V Programs in the Context of the Affordable Care Act (OMB No. 0915-xxxx)—[New] Abstract: The Affordable Care Act (ACA) will make affordable health coverage available to all legal U.S. residents, as well as guide transformation in the delivery of medicine and public health services. For children, expanded coverage has come about gradually over the past two decades, and implementation of major coverage provisions of the ACA in 2014 will result in some shifts in child health coverage. The Title V Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Block Grant, administered by the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Maternal and Child Health Bureau, provides a foundation for ensuring the health of the nation’s mothers, women, children, and youth, including children and youth Number of respondents Form name Number of responses per respondent with special health care needs, and their families. Many ACA provisions, like State Medicaid expansions and mandatory health insurance, will change the face of health insurance demand and services provided. In response, State Title V programs will focus on increasing access, equality, and health equity. A proposed data collection form has been developed to collect health care services budget information from Title V MCH Block Grant recipients to better understand the types of direct services currently provided by Title V MCH programs. This form will request information on medical services and program support services in addition to data on the individuals served. Burden Statement: Burden in this context means the time expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, disclose, or provide the information requested. This includes the time needed to review instructions, to develop, acquire, install and utilize technology and systems for the purpose of collecting, validating and verifying information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and providing information, to train personnel and to be able to respond to a collection of information, to search data sources, to complete and review the collection of information, and to transmit or otherwise disclose the information. The total annual burden hours estimated for this ICR are summarized in the table below. The annual estimate of burden is as follows: Total responses Average burden per response (in hours) Total burden hours Title V Health Care Services Budget Survey ...................... 59 1 59 8 472 Total .............................................................................. 59 ........................ 59 ........................ 472 Submit your comments to paperwork@hrsa.gov or mail the HRSA Reports Clearance Officer, Room 10–29, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. Deadline: Comments on this ICR must be received within 60 days of this notice. wreier-aviles on DSK7SPTVN1PROD with ADDRESSES: Dated: December 26, 2012. Bahar Niakan, Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination. [FR Doc. 2013–00030 Filed 1–4–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:16 Jan 04, 2013 Jkt 229001 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Public Comment Request ACTION: Notice. In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Health Resources and SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Services Administration (HRSA) will submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Comments submitted during the first public review of this ICR will be provided to OMB. OMB will accept further comments from the public during the review and approval period. To request a copy of the clearance requests submitted to OMB for review, email paperwork@hrsa.gov or call the HRSA Reports Clearance Office at (301) 443–1984. E:\FR\FM\07JAN1.SGM 07JAN1 955 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 4 / Monday, January 7, 2013 / Notices Information Collection Request Title: HRSA Environmental Information and Documentation (EID) (OMB No. 0915– 0324)—Revision Abstract: HRSA is requesting an extension of the approval for the Environmental Information and Documentation (EID) checklist, which consists of information that the agency is required to obtain to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA). NEPA establishes the federal government’s national policy for protection of the environment. HRSA has developed the EID for applicants of funding that would potentially impact the environment and to ensure that their decision-making processes are consistent with NEPA. Applicants must provide information and assurance of compliance with NEPA on the EID checklist. The estimated annual burden is as follows: Burden Statement: Burden in this context means the time expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, disclose, or provide the information requested. This includes the time needed to review instructions, to develop, acquire, install and utilize Number of respondents Form name Responses per respondent technology and systems for the purpose of collecting, validating and verifying information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and providing information, to train personnel and to be able to respond to a collection of information, to search data sources, to complete and review the collection of information, and to transmit or otherwise disclose the information. The total annual burden hours estimated for this ICR are summarized in the table below. The annual estimate of burden is as follows: Total responses Hours per response Total burden hours NEPA EID Checklist ............................................................ 1,847 1 1,847 .75 1,385.25 Total .............................................................................. 1,847 1 1,847 .75 1,385.25 Submit your comments to the desk officer for HRSA, either by email to OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov or by fax to 202–395–5806. Please direct all correspondence to the ‘‘attention of the desk officer for HRSA.’’ Deadline: Comments on this ICR should be received within 30 days of this notice. ADDRESSES: Dated: December 28, 2012. Bahar Niakan, Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination. [FR Doc. 2013–00029 Filed 1–4–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children; Notice of Meeting wreier-aviles on DSK7SPTVN1PROD with In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Public Law 92–463, codified at 5 U.S.C. App. 2), notice is hereby given of the following meeting: Name: Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children (SACHDNC). Dates and Times: January 31, 2013, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., February 1, 2013, 9:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Place: Virtual via Webinar. Status: The meeting is open to the public. For more information on registration and webinar details, please visit the SACHDNC Web site: http://www.hrsa.gov/ VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:16 Jan 04, 2013 Jkt 229001 advisorycommittees/mchbadvisory/ heritabledisorders. Purpose: The Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children (SACHDNC), as authorized by Public Law 106–310, which added section 1111 of the Public Health Service Act, codified at 42 U.S.C. 300b–10, was established by Congress to advise the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services regarding the development of newborn screening activities, technologies, policies, guidelines, and programs for effectively reducing morbidity and mortality in newborns and children having, or at risk for, heritable disorders. The SACHDNC’s recommendations regarding additional conditions/inherited disorders for screening that have been adopted by the Secretary are included in the Recommended Uniform Screening Panel (RUSP) that constitutes part of the comprehensive guidelines supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration. Pursuant to section 2713 of the Public Health Service Act, codified at 42 U.S.C. 300gg–13, non-grandfathered health plans are required to cover screenings included in the comprehensive guidelines without charging a co-payment, co-insurance, or deductible for plan years (i.e., policy years) beginning on or after the date that is one year from the Secretary’s adoption of the condition for screening. The SACHDNC also provides advice and recommendations concerning grants and projects authorized under section 1109 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 300b–8). Agenda: The meeting will include: (1) Updates on state implementation of newborn screening for Critical Congenital Heart Disease (CCHD) and Severe Combined Immunodeficiency Disorder (SCID); (2) update on the Pompe Condition Nomination; (3) update on application of the SACHDNC Condition Review Matrix; (4) updates on priority projects from the Advisory Committee’s subcommittees on Laboratory Standards and Procedures, Follow-up and Treatment, and Education and Training; (5) PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 a presentation on the Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Newborn Screening Symposium; (6) a final workgroup report on carrier screening; and (7) a presentation on the National Institutes of Health’s Genomic Sequencing and Newborn Screening Disorders Initiative. Tentatively, the SACHDNC is expected to vote on: (1) A finalized report regarding genetic carrier screening (i.e., testing to identify individuals who may be at increased risk of carrying one or more gene mutations that could result in having children affected with an inherited genetic disorder); and (2) application of the Condition Review Decision Matrix. Proposed agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate. The agenda, webinar information, Committee Roster, Charter, presentations, and meeting materials are located on the Advisory Committee’s Web site at http://www.hrsa.gov/ advisorycommittees/mchbadvisory/ heritabledisorders. Public Comments: Members of the public can submit written comments and/or register to present oral comments during the public comment period of the meeting. All comments, whether oral or written, are part of the official Committee record and will be available for public inspection and copying. Advanced registration is required to present oral comments or submit written comments. Individuals who wish to make public comments are required to email Lisa Vasquez (lvasquez@hrsa.gov) by Thursday, January 17, 2013. The public comment period is scheduled for the morning of January 31, 2013. Written comments should identify the individual’s name, address, email, telephone number, professional or business affiliation, type of expertise (i.e., parent, researcher, clinician, public health, etc.), and the topic/ subject matter of comment. To ensure that all individuals who have registered to make oral comments can be accommodated, the allocated time may be limited. Individuals who are associated with groups or have E:\FR\FM\07JAN1.SGM 07JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for 
Review and Approval; Public Comment Request

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Health Resources and 
Services Administration (HRSA) will submit an Information Collection 
Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Comments 
submitted during the first public review of this ICR will be provided 
to OMB. OMB will accept further comments from the public during the 
review and approval period. To request a copy of the clearance requests 
submitted to OMB for review, email paperwork@hrsa.gov or call the HRSA 
Reports Clearance Office at (301) 443-1984.

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Information Collection Request Title: HRSA Environmental Information 
and Documentation (EID) (OMB No. 0915-0324)--Revision

    Abstract: HRSA is requesting an extension of the approval for the 
Environmental Information and Documentation (EID) checklist, which 
consists of information that the agency is required to obtain to comply 
with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA). NEPA 
establishes the federal government's national policy for protection of 
the environment. HRSA has developed the EID for applicants of funding 
that would potentially impact the environment and to ensure that their 
decision-making processes are consistent with NEPA. Applicants must 
provide information and assurance of compliance with NEPA on the EID 
checklist. The estimated annual burden is as follows:
    Burden Statement: Burden in this context means the time expended by 
persons to generate, maintain, retain, disclose, or provide the 
information requested. This includes the time needed to review 
instructions, to develop, acquire, install and utilize technology and 
systems for the purpose of collecting, validating and verifying 
information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and 
providing information, to train personnel and to be able to respond to 
a collection of information, to search data sources, to complete and 
review the collection of information, and to transmit or otherwise 
disclose the information. The total annual burden hours estimated for 
this ICR are summarized in the table below.
    The annual estimate of burden is as follows:

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                                     Number of     Responses per       Total         Hours per     Total burden
            Form name               respondents     respondent       responses       response          hours
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NEPA EID Checklist..............           1,847               1           1,847             .75        1,385.25
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    Total.......................           1,847               1           1,847             .75        1,385.25
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ADDRESSES: Submit your comments to the desk officer for HRSA, either by 
email to OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov or by fax to 202-395-5806. Please 
direct all correspondence to the ``attention of the desk officer for 
HRSA.''
    Deadline: Comments on this ICR should be received within 30 days of 
this notice.

    Dated: December 28, 2012.
Bahar Niakan,
Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination.
[FR Doc. 2013-00029 Filed 1-4-13; 8:45 am]
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