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Download as PDF 16856 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 53 / Tuesday, March 19, 2013 / Notices clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. The FDIC will consider all comments to determine the extent to which the information collection should be modified prior to submission to OMB for review and approval. After the comment period closes, comments will be summarized and/or included in the FDIC’s request to OMB for approval of the collection. All comments will become a matter of public record. Dated at Washington, DC, this 14th day of March, 2013. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Valerie J. Best, Assistant Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–06282 Filed 3–18–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6714–01–P FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION FDIC Advisory Committee on Community Banking; Notice of Meeting Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). ACTION: Notice of Open Meeting. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is hereby given of a meeting of the FDIC Advisory Committee on Community Banking, which will be held in Washington, DC The Advisory Committee provides advice and recommendations on a broad range of policy issues that have particular impact on small community banks throughout the United States and the local communities they serve, with a focus on rural areas. DATES: Wednesday, April 3, 2013, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the FDIC Board Room on the sixth floor of the FDIC Building located at 550 17th Street NW., Washington, DC. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for further information concerning the meeting may be directed to Mr. Robert E. Feldman, Committee Management Officer of the FDIC, at (202) 898–7043. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Agenda: The agenda will include a discussion of current issues affecting community banks. The agenda is subject to change. Any changes to the agenda will be announced at the beginning of the meeting. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:00 Mar 18, 2013 Jkt 229001 Type of Meeting: The meeting will be open to the public, limited only by the space available on a first-come, firstserved basis. For security reasons, members of the public will be subject to security screening procedures and must present a valid photo identification to enter the building. The FDIC will provide attendees with auxiliary aids (e.g., sign language interpretation) required for this meeting. Those attendees needing such assistance should call (703) 562–6067 (Voice or TTY) at least two days before the meeting to make necessary arrangements. Written statements may be filed with the committee before or after the meeting. This Community Banking Advisory Committee meeting will be Webcast live via the Internet at http://www.vodium.com/goto/fdic/ communitybanking.asp. This service is free and available to anyone with the following systems requirements: http:// www.vodium.com/home/sysreq.html. Adobe Flash Player is required to view these presentations. The latest version of Adobe Flash Player can be downloaded at http://www.adobe.com/ shockwave/download/download.cgi?P1_ Prod_Version=ShockwaveFlash. Installation questions or troubleshooting help can be found at the same link. For optimal viewing, a high speed Internet connection is recommended. The Community Banking meeting videos are made available on-demand approximately two weeks after the event. Dated: March 14, 2013. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Valerie J. Best, Assistant Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–06272 Filed 3–18–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6714–01–P FEDERAL RETIREMENT THRIFT INVESTMENT BOARD Sunshine Act Meetings 9:00 a.m. (Eastern Time), March 25, 2013. PLACE: 10th Floor Board Meeting Room, 77 K Street NE., Washington, DC 20002. STATUS: Parts will be open to the public and parts closed to the public. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: TIME AND DATE: Parts Open to the Public 1. Approval of the Minutes of the February 25, 2013 Board Member Meeting. 2. Thrift Savings Plan Activity Reports by the Executive Director. a. Monthly Participant Activity Report. PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 b. Monthly Investment Report. c. Legislative Report. 3. Shareholder Actions. 4. Demographics Report. 5. Audit Reports and DOL Presentation. Parts Closed to the Public 1. Security. CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Kimberly Weaver, Director, Office of External Affairs, (202) 942–1640. Dated: March 15, 2013. James B. Petrick, Secretary, Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board. [FR Doc. 2013–06363 Filed 3–15–13; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 6760–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Office of the Secretary [Document Identifier: HHS–OS–19129–60D] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Public Comment Request Office of the Secretary, HHS. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services, announces plans to submit a new Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, OS seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR. DATES: Comments on the ICR must be received on or before May 20, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments to Information.CollectionClearance@ hhs.gov or by calling (202) 690–6162. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Information Collection Clearance staff, Information.CollectionClearance@ hhs.gov or (202) 690–6162. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: When submitting comments or requesting information, please include the document identifier HHS–OS–19129– 60D for reference. Information Collection Request Title: HIPAA Audit Review Survey. Abstract: This information collection consists of an online survey of 115 covered entities (health plans, health care clearinghouses, and health care providers) that were audited in 2012 through the Office for Civil Rights SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\19MRN1.SGM 19MRN1 16857 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 53 / Tuesday, March 19, 2013 / Notices HIPAA Audit Program. The survey will gather information on the effect of the audits on the audited entities and the entities’ opinions about the audit process. Need and Proposed Use of the Information: The Office for Civil Rights is currently conducting a review of the HIPAA Audit program to determine its efficacy in assessing the HIPAA compliance efforts of covered entities. As part of that review, the online survey will be used to: • Measure the effect of the HIPAA Audit program on covered entities; • Gauge their attitudes towards the audit overall and in regards to major audit program features, such as the document request, communications received, the on-site visit, the auditreport findings and recommendations; • Obtain estimates of costs incurred by covered entities, in time and money, spent responding to audit-related requests; • Seek feedback on the effect of the HIPAA Audit program on the day-to-day business operations; and • Assess whether improvements in HIPAA compliance were achieved as a result of the Audit program. The information, opinions, and comments collected using the online survey will be used to produce recommendations for improving the HIPAA Audit program. Likely Respondents: The 115 audit points-of-contact for each covered entity audited as part of the 2012 HIPAA Compliance Audit Program. 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. TOTAL ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN—HOURS Average burden per response (in hours) Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Covered Entity ................................................................................................. 115 1 2.0 230 Total .......................................................................................................... 115 1 2.0 230 Form name OS specifically 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. Keith A. Tucker, Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–06281 Filed 3–18–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4153–01–P FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Lori Sakalos, (202) 690–6361. Office of the Assistant Secretary for Financial Resources, Office of Grants and Acquisition Policy and Accountability, Division of Acquisition; Public Availability of the Department of Health and Human Services FY 2011 Service Contract Inventory; Correction tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES entitled ‘‘Office of the Assistant Secretary for Financial Resources, Office of Grants and Acquisition Policy and Accountability, Division of Acquisition; Public Availability of the Department of Health and Human Services FY 2011 Service Contract Inventory.’’ The following should be changed: The notice provided an incorrect URL address: http://www.hhs.gov/grants/ servicecontractsfy11.html. The correct URL address is as follows: http:// www.hhs.gov/grants/servicecontracts/ index.html. The FY 2011 needs to be changed to FY 2012 in the TITLE, ACTION, and SUMMARY sections. This document makes these technical corrections. Department of Health and Human Services. ACTION: Notice of correction. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background In FR Doc. 2013–04719 of February 28, 2013 (78 FR 13677), there were technical errors that are identified and corrected in the Correction of Errors section below. AGENCY: II. Summary of Errors This document makes changes to the notice published in the February 28, 2013 Federal Register In the ‘‘SUMMARY’’ section, after ‘‘HHS has posted its inventory and a summary of the inventory on the HHS homepage at the following link:’’ We are deleting the following URL address: SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:00 Mar 18, 2013 Jkt 229001 PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Total burden hours http://www.hhs.gov/grants/ servicecontractsfy11.html. Change the fiscal year to FY 2012—In the ‘‘TITLE’’ section—Office of the Assistant Secretary for Financial Resources, Office of Grants and Acquisition Policy and Accountability, Division of Acquisition; Public Availability of the Department of Health and Human Services FY 2011 Service Contract Inventory; In the ‘‘ACTION’’ section—Notice Of Public Availability Of FY 2011 Service Contract Inventories; In the ‘‘SUMMARY’’ section—In accordance with Section 743 of Division C of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2010 (Pub. L. 111–117), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is publishing this notice to advise the public of the availability of its FY 2011 Service Contract inventory. This inventory provides information on service contract actions over $25,000 that were made in FY 2011. III. Correction of Errors In FR Doc. 2013–04719 of February 28, 2013 (78 FR 13677), make the following corrections: In the ‘‘SUMMARY’’ section, after ‘‘HHS has posted its inventory and a summary of the inventory on the HHS homepage at the following link:’’ The corrected URL should be: http:// E:\FR\FM\19MRN1.SGM 19MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 53 (Tuesday, March 19, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 16856-16857]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-06281]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Office of the Secretary

[Document Identifier: HHS-OS-19129-60D]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; 
Public Comment Request

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of 
Health and Human Services, announces plans to submit a new Information 
Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, OS seeks comments 
from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other 
aspect of the ICR.

DATES: Comments on the ICR must be received on or before May 20, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments to 
Information.CollectionClearance@hhs.gov or by calling (202) 690-6162.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Information Collection Clearance 
staff, Information.CollectionClearance@hhs.gov or (202) 690-6162.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: When submitting comments or requesting 
information, please include the document identifier HHS-OS-19129-60D 
for reference.
    Information Collection Request Title: HIPAA Audit Review Survey.
    Abstract: This information collection consists of an online survey 
of 115 covered entities (health plans, health care clearinghouses, and 
health care providers) that were audited in 2012 through the Office for 
Civil Rights

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HIPAA Audit Program. The survey will gather information on the effect 
of the audits on the audited entities and the entities' opinions about 
the audit process.
    Need and Proposed Use of the Information: The Office for Civil 
Rights is currently conducting a review of the HIPAA Audit program to 
determine its efficacy in assessing the HIPAA compliance efforts of 
covered entities. As part of that review, the online survey will be 
used to:
     Measure the effect of the HIPAA Audit program on covered 
entities;
     Gauge their attitudes towards the audit overall and in 
regards to major audit program features, such as the document request, 
communications received, the on-site visit, the audit-report findings 
and recommendations;
     Obtain estimates of costs incurred by covered entities, in 
time and money, spent responding to audit-related requests;
     Seek feedback on the effect of the HIPAA Audit program on 
the day-to-day business operations; and
     Assess whether improvements in HIPAA compliance were 
achieved as a result of the Audit program.

    The information, opinions, and comments collected using the online 
survey will be used to produce recommendations for improving the HIPAA 
Audit program.
    Likely Respondents: The 115 audit points-of-contact for each 
covered entity audited as part of the 2012 HIPAA Compliance Audit 
Program.
    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.

                                    Total Estimated Annualized Burden--Hours
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                                                                     Number of    Average burden
                    Form name                        Number of     responses per   per response    Total burden
                                                    respondents     respondent      (in hours)         hours
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Covered Entity..................................             115               1             2.0             230
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    Total.......................................             115               1             2.0             230
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    OS specifically 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.

Keith A. Tucker,
Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-06281 Filed 3-18-13; 8:45 am]
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