Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, Part C Early Intervention Services Grant Under the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, 18989-18990 [2013-07189]

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Holder of Loan ....................................... Total ................................................ 75 75 13 163 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: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Dated: March 20, 2013. Bahar Niakan, Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination. [FR Doc. 2013–07190 Filed 3–27–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P Number of responses per respondent 20:20 Mar 27, 2013 Jkt 229001 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, Part C Early Intervention Services Grant Under the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services. ACTION: Notice of Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part C Early Intervention Services One-Time Noncompetitive Award to Ensure Continued HIV Primary Medical Care. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Average burden per response (in hours) 75 75 78 228 SUMMARY: To prevent a lapse in comprehensive primary care services for VerDate Mar<15>2010 certification that the borrower is unable to engage in any substantial gainful activity because of a medically determinable impairment that is expected to continue for a long and indefinite period of time or to result in death; and (4) information from the lender on the unpaid balance. Failure to submit the required documentation will result in disapproval of a disability claim. No changes have been made to the current form. 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 Information Collection Request are summarized in the table below. The annual estimate of burden is as follows: Total responses 1 1 6 .............................. 18989 Total burden hours .08 .5 .17 .............................. 6 38 13 57 persons living with HIV/AIDS, HRSA will provide a one-time noncompetitive Part C funds award to the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The amount of the award to ensure ongoing HIV medical services is $1,283,907. Authority: Section 2651 of the Public Health Service Act, 42 U.S.C. 300ff–51 CFDA Number: 93.918. Project period: The period of support for this award is 17 months, explained below in further detail. Justification for the Exception To Competition: The Jefferson County Commission, Birmingham, AL (Grant Number: H76HA00098) announced the relinquishment of their Part C grant on January 31, 2013. To prevent a lapse in HIV medical care to the service area covered by that grant, grant funds of E:\FR\FM\28MRN1.SGM 28MRN1 18990 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 60 / Thursday, March 28, 2013 / Notices $1,283,907 are to be awarded to UAB to provide interim HIV medical care. UAB is a Ryan White HIV/AIDS Part C funded organization (H76HA00578), which offers HIV medical primary care. The Jefferson County Commission has identified UAB as a successor for the Part C grant. The $1,283,907 represents a proportional share of the last award to the Jefferson County Commission to cover 17 months of HIV medical primary care services until the service area is competed by July 1, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Fanning, by email at jfanning@hrsa.gov, or by phone at 301–443–0493. Services (HHS), is responsible for providing Federal health services to AI/ AN. The provision of health services to members of Federally-recognized Tribes grew out of the special government-togovernment relationship between the Federal Government and Indian Tribes. The IHS is the principal Federal health care provider and health advocate for Indian people and its mission is to raise their health status to the highest possible level. The IHS provides a comprehensive health service delivery system for approximately 1.9 million AI/AN who belong to 566 Federally recognized Tribes in 35 states. biomedical research. Finally, applicants must have experience in providing leadership and programs in various care arenas affecting AI/AN, such as diabetes mellitus, human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS), domestic violence and methamphetamine use, in order to address the most pressing healthcare needs of AI/AN communities. Dated: March 22, 2013. Mary K. Wakefield, Administrator. Purpose The purpose of this IHS cooperative agreement is to enhance medical professional recruitment and continuing education programs, services and activities for AI/AN people. The agency wants to facilitate continuing medical education for AI/AN physicians through annual meetings and other venues that are culturally competent and sensitive. Another purpose is to recruit AI/AN health professionals to pursue jobs that serve AI/AN people and improve the health care delivery system. A third purpose is to provide opportunities for AI/AN youth to learn about the various Federal agencies and possible careers within the Federal Government that will result in a national mentoring program and creation of a pipeline for AI/AN youth into health careers. These activities should result in more AI/AN youth pursuing careers in the health professions thereby increasing the number of AI/AN medical professionals in the workforce. Estimated Funds Available [FR Doc. 2013–07189 Filed 3–27–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Indian Health Service Medical Professionals Recruitment and Continuing Education Programs Announcement Type: New Limited Competition Cooperative Agreement. Funding Announcement Number: HHS–2013–IHS–HPR–0001. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.970. Key Dates Application Deadline Date: April 30, 2013. Review Date: May 13, 2013. Earliest Anticipated Start Date: May 30, 2013. Proof of Non-Profit Status Due Date: April 30, 2013. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES I. Funding Opportunity Description Statutory Authority The Indian Health Service (IHS) Office of Clinical and Preventive Services (OCPS) is accepting competitive cooperative agreement applications for support for medical professionals’ recruitment and continuing education programs. This program is authorized under the Snyder Act, 25 U.S.C. 13. This program is described in the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance under 93.970. Background The mission of the IHS is to raise the physical, mental, social, and spiritual health of American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) to the highest level. The IHS, an agency within the Department of Health and Human VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:20 Mar 27, 2013 Jkt 229001 Limited Competition Justification Competition is limited to organizations with expertise in advancing the health of AI/AN people. This limitation is necessary in order for IHS to ensure that the training, education, and outreach provided through this award are provided in a culturally competent manner. Additionally, applicants must have experience hosting healthcare forums and meetings combining modern medicine and traditional healing practices to enhance health care delivery to AI/AN communities. Through such experience, applicants should have existing relationships with stakeholders that will encourage attendance at the meeting funded through this award. Applicants must offer educational programs, services and activities specifically tailored to motivating AI/AN students to remain in the academic pipeline and to pursue a career in the health professions and/or PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 II. Award Information Type of Award Cooperative Agreement. The total amount of funding identified for the current fiscal year, FY 2013, is approximately $25,000. The award is for three years with $25,000 available for each year for a total funding amount of $75,000 for the threeyear project period. All competing and continuation awards issued under this announcement are subject to the availability of funds. In the absence of funding, the IHS is under no obligation to make any awards selected for funding under this announcement. Anticipated Number of Awards One limited competition award will be issued under this program announcement. Project Period The project period will be for 3 years from March 1, 2013 to February 29, 2016. Cooperative Agreement In HHS, a cooperative agreement is administered under the same policies as a grant. The funding agency (IHS) is required to have substantial programmatic involvement in the project during the entire award segment. Below is a detailed description of the level of involvement required for both IHS and the grantee. IHS will be responsible for activities listed under section A and the grantee will be responsible for activities listed under section B as stated: Substantial Involvement Description for Cooperative Agreement A. IHS Programmatic Involvement (1) The IHS would like to support an annual meeting of AI/AN physicians and other health professionals. At least two IHS staff will be part of the planning committee for any meetings or training. They will work closely with the planning staff on all aspects of the meeting and training including development of the agenda, keynote E:\FR\FM\28MRN1.SGM 28MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 60 (Thursday, March 28, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 18989-18990]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-07189]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, Part C Early Intervention Services 
Grant Under the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program

AGENCY: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department 
of Health and Human Services.

ACTION: Notice of Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part C Early Intervention 
Services One-Time Noncompetitive Award to Ensure Continued HIV Primary 
Medical Care.

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SUMMARY: To prevent a lapse in comprehensive primary care services for 
persons living with HIV/AIDS, HRSA will provide a one-time 
noncompetitive Part C funds award to the University of Alabama at 
Birmingham (UAB).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The amount of the award to ensure ongoing 
HIV medical services is $1,283,907.

    Authority: Section 2651 of the Public Health Service Act, 42 
U.S.C. 300ff-51
    CFDA Number: 93.918.
    Project period: The period of support for this award is 17 months, 
explained below in further detail.
    Justification for the Exception To Competition: The Jefferson 
County Commission, Birmingham, AL (Grant Number: H76HA00098) announced 
the relinquishment of their Part C grant on January 31, 2013. To 
prevent a lapse in HIV medical care to the service area covered by that 
grant, grant funds of

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$1,283,907 are to be awarded to UAB to provide interim HIV medical 
care. UAB is a Ryan White HIV/AIDS Part C funded organization 
(H76HA00578), which offers HIV medical primary care. The Jefferson 
County Commission has identified UAB as a successor for the Part C 
grant. The $1,283,907 represents a proportional share of the last award 
to the Jefferson County Commission to cover 17 months of HIV medical 
primary care services until the service area is competed by July 1, 
2014.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Fanning, by email at 
jfanning@hrsa.gov, or by phone at 301-443-0493.

    Dated: March 22, 2013.
Mary K. Wakefield,
Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2013-07189 Filed 3-27-13; 8:45 am]
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