Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 32258-32259 [2013-12664]

Download as PDF tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 32258 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 103 / Wednesday, May 29, 2013 / Notices necessary to disclose to health plans for the prevention and detection of fraud, waste and abuse. These systems are listed at the end of this notice. DATES: Effective Dates: The new routine use described in this notice will become effective without further notice 30 days after publication of this notice in the Federal Register (FR), unless comments received on or before that date result in revisions to this notice. ADDRESSES: The public should send comments to: CMS Privacy Officer, Division of Privacy Policy, Privacy Policy and Compliance Group, Office of E-Health Standards & Services, Office of Enterprise Management, CMS, Room S2–24–25, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 21244–1850. Comments received will be available for review at this location, by appointment, during regular business hours, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m., Eastern Time zone. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shantanu Agrawal, MD, MPhil, FAAEM, Medical Director, Director, Data Sharing and Partnership Group, CMS Center for Program Integrity, 7500 Security Boulevard, Mail Stop AR–18–50, Baltimore, MD 21244, Office phone: 410.786.1795, Facsimile: 410.786.0604, Email: shantanu.agrawal@cms.hhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 1128C(a)(2) of the Act authorizes the Secretary and the Attorney General to consult with, and arrange for the sharing of data with, representatives of health plans. At section 1128C(c) of the Act, a health plan is defined as a plan or program that provides health benefits, whether directly, through insurance, or otherwise, and includes: (1) A policy of health insurance; (2) a contract of a service benefit organization; and (3) a membership agreement with a health maintenance organization or other prepaid health plan. In order for CMS to disclose data with representatives of health plans pursuant to section 1128C(a)(2) of the Act, CMS is establishing a new routine use for twenty-three systems identified as containing the data that may be used to detect and prevent fraud, waste, and abuse. The Secretary’s authority under section 1128C(a)(2) of the Act has been delegated to the Administrator of CMS. Advance notice of the proposed new routine use for the twenty-three systems of record was provided to OMB and Congress as required by the Privacy Act at 5 U.S.C. 552a(r). For the reasons described above, the following routine use is added to the twenty-three systems of records listed below: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:07 May 28, 2013 Jkt 229001 ‘‘To disclose to health plans, defined for this purpose as plans or programs that provide health benefits, whether directly, through insurance, or otherwise, and includes—(1) a policy of health insurance; (2) a contract of a service benefit organization; and (3) a membership agreement with a health maintenance organization or other prepaid health plan when disclosure is deemed reasonably necessary by CMS to prevent, deter, discover, detect, investigate, examine, prosecute, sue with respect to, defend against, correct, remedy, or otherwise combat fraud, waste, or abuse in such programs. Disclosures may include provider and beneficiary-identifiable data.’’ 1. Health Plan Management System (HPMS), System No. 09–70–0500, published at 73 Federal Register (FR) 2257 (January 14, 2008). 2. Medicare Multi-Carrier Claims System (MCS), System No. 09–70–0501, published at 71 FR 64968 (November 6, 2006). 3. Enrollment Database (EDB), System No. 09–70–0502, published at 73 FR 10249 (February 26, 2008). 4. Fiscal Intermediary Shared System (FISS), System No. 09–70–0503, published at 71 FR 64961 (November 6, 2006). 5. Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities— Patient Assessment Instrument (IRF– PAI), System No. 09–70–0521, published at 71 FR 67143 (November 20, 2006). 6. HHA Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS), System No. 09–70–0522, published at 72 FR 63906 (November 13, 2007). 7. Unique Physician/Practitioner Identification Number System (UPIN), System No. 09–70–0525, published at 71 FR 66535 (November 15, 2006). 8. Common Working File (CWF), System No, 09–70–0526, published at 71 FR 64955 (November 6, 2006). 9. Fraud Investigation Database (FID), System No. 09–70–0527, published at 71 FR 77759 (December 27, 2006). 10. Long Term Care MDS (LTC MDS), System No. 09–70–0528, published at 72 FR 12801 (March 19, 2007). 11. Medicare Supplier Identification File (MSIF), System No. 09–70–0530, published at 71 FR 70404 (December 4, 2006). 12. Provider Enrollment, Chain and Ownership System (PECOS), System No. 09–70–0532, published at 71 FR 60536 (October 13, 2006). 13. Medicare Exclusion Database (MED), System No. 09–70–0534, published at 71 FR 70967 (December 7, 2006). 14. Medicare Beneficiary Database (MBD), System No. 09–70–0536, PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 published at 71 FR 70396 (December 4, 2006). 15. Medicaid Statistical Information System (MSIS), System No. 09–70–0541, published at 71 FR 65527 (November 8, 2006). 16. Medicare Retiree Drug Subsidy Program (RDSP), System No. 09–70– 0550, published at 70 FR 41035 (July 15, 2005). 17. Medicare Drug Data Processing System (DDPS), System No. 09–70– 0553, published at 73 FR 30943 (May 29, 2008). 18. National Plan and Provider Enumeration System (NPPES), System No. 09–70–0555, published at 75 FR 30411 (June 1, 2010). 19. National Claims History (NCH), System No. 09–70–0558, published at 71 FR 67137 (November 20, 2006). 20. Integrated Data Repository (IDR) System No. 09–70–0571, published at 71 FR 74915 (December 13, 2006). 21. Chronic Condition Data Repository (CCDR), System No. 09–70– 0573, published at 71 FR 74915 (December 13, 2006). 22. Medicaid Integrity Program System (MIPS), System No. 09–70–0599, published at 73 FR 11639 (March 4, 2008). 23. Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug System (MARx), System No. 09– 70–0588, published at 70 FR 60530 (October 18, 2005). Michelle Snyder, Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. [FR Doc. 2013–12690 Filed 5–28–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–03–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Proposed Projects Title: Federally Assisted State Transmitted Levy (FAST Levy). OMB No.: New Collection. Description: State IV–D child support enforcement agencies are required to secure assets in cases where there is a support arrearage to satisfy any current support obligation and the arrearage by attaching and seizing assets of the obligor held in financial institutions. To assist states in fulfilling this statutory requirement the federal Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) is proposing a new information collection using the Federally Assisted State Transmitted Levy (FAST Levy), a new E:\FR\FM\29MYN1.SGM 29MYN1 32259 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 103 / Wednesday, May 29, 2013 / Notices application within the Federal Parent Locator Service’s Portal. FAST Levy is a centralized, secure and automated method of collecting and disseminating electronic levy notices between child support enforcement agencies and multistate financial institutions to secure the assets in an obligor’s account. The anticipated impact of employing FAST Levy is the significant reduction in existing delays to execute a levy notice, thereby diminishing opportunity for an obligor to close accounts; increase collections of past-due payments to state agencies and families; cut the states’ and multistate financial institutions administrative and implementation costs of manually executing levy notices; and strengthen document security. The proposed information collection using the FAST Levy application is authorized by: (1) 42 U.S.C. 652(a)(7), which requires OCSE to provide technical assistance to state child support agencies to help them establish effective systems for collecting child and spousal support; (2) 42 U.S.C. 666 (a)(2) and (c)(1)(G)(ii), which requires state child support agencies to secure assets of an obligor to satisfy past due support orders; and (3) 45 CFR 303.7(a)(5), which requires state child support agencies to transmit requests for information and provide requested information electronically to the greatest extent possible. Respondents: Multistate Financial Institutions and State Child Support Enforcement Agencies ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Multistate financial institutions ......................................................................... State Child Support Enforcement Agencies .................................................... Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,810. In compliance with the requirements of Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Administration for Children and Families is soliciting public comment on the specific aspects of the information collection described above. Copies of the proposed collection of information can be obtained and comments may be forwarded by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Administration, Office of Information Services, 370 L’Enfant Promenade, SW., Washington, DC 20447, Attn: ACF Reports Clearance Officer. Email address infocollection@acf.hhs.gov. All requests should be identified by the title of the information collection. The department specifically requests comments on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and, (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Consideration will be given to VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:04 May 28, 2013 Jkt 229001 Number of responses per respondent Number of respondents Instrument 5 7 comments and suggestions submitted within 60 days of this publication. Robert Sargis, Report Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–12664 Filed 5–28–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute of Mental Health; Notice of Closed Meeting Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of the following meeting. The meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended. The contract proposals and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the contract proposals, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: National Institute of Mental Health Special Emphasis Panel Psychoactive Drug Screening Program. Date: June 20, 2013. Time: 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate contract proposals. Place: National Institutes of Health, Neuroscience Center, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20852, (Telephone Conference Call). PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Average burden hours per response 1 1 Total burden hours 317.5 317.5 1,587.5 2,222.5 Contact Person: Vinod Charles, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Division of Extramural Activities, National Institute of Mental Health, NIH, Neuroscience Center, 6001 Executive Blvd., Room 6151, MSC 9606, Bethesda, MD 20892–9606, 301–443–1606, charlesvi@mail.nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.242, Mental Health Research Grants; 93.281, Scientist Development Award, Scientist Development Award for Clinicians, and Research Scientist Award; 93.282, Mental Health National Research Service Awards for Research Training, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: May 22, 2013. Carolyn A. Baum, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2013–12636 Filed 5–28–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences; Amended Notice of Meeting Notice is hereby given of a change in the meeting of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Special Emphasis Panel, July 15, 2013, 8:00 a.m. to July 15, 2013, 5:00 p.m., DoubleTree by Hilton, 4810 Page Creek Lane, Durham, NC, 27703 which was published in the Federal Register on May 20, 2013, 78 FR 97. The meeting notice is amended to change the location of the meeting from the DoubleTree by Hilton to NIEHS, 111 E:\FR\FM\29MYN1.SGM 29MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 103 (Wednesday, May 29, 2013)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

    Proposed Projects
    Title: Federally Assisted State Transmitted Levy (FAST Levy).
    OMB No.: New Collection.
    Description: State IV-D child support enforcement agencies are 
required to secure assets in cases where there is a support arrearage 
to satisfy any current support obligation and the arrearage by 
attaching and seizing assets of the obligor held in financial 
institutions. To assist states in fulfilling this statutory requirement 
the federal Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) is proposing a 
new information collection using the Federally Assisted State 
Transmitted Levy (FAST Levy), a new

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application within the Federal Parent Locator Service's Portal. FAST 
Levy is a centralized, secure and automated method of collecting and 
disseminating electronic levy notices between child support enforcement 
agencies and multistate financial institutions to secure the assets in 
an obligor's account.
    The anticipated impact of employing FAST Levy is the significant 
reduction in existing delays to execute a levy notice, thereby 
diminishing opportunity for an obligor to close accounts; increase 
collections of past-due payments to state agencies and families; cut 
the states' and multistate financial institutions administrative and 
implementation costs of manually executing levy notices; and strengthen 
document security.
    The proposed information collection using the FAST Levy application 
is authorized by: (1) 42 U.S.C. 652(a)(7), which requires OCSE to 
provide technical assistance to state child support agencies to help 
them establish effective systems for collecting child and spousal 
support; (2) 42 U.S.C. 666 (a)(2) and (c)(1)(G)(ii), which requires 
state child support agencies to secure assets of an obligor to satisfy 
past due support orders; and (3) 45 CFR 303.7(a)(5), which requires 
state child support agencies to transmit requests for information and 
provide requested information electronically to the greatest extent 
possible.
    Respondents: Multistate Financial Institutions and State Child 
Support Enforcement Agencies

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                                     Number of    Average burden
                   Instrument                        Number of     responses per     hours per     Total burden
                                                    respondents     respondent       response          hours
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Multistate financial institutions...............               5               1           317.5         1,587.5
State Child Support Enforcement Agencies........               7               1           317.5         2,222.5
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,810.
    In compliance with the requirements of Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Administration for Children and 
Families is soliciting public comment on the specific aspects of the 
information collection described above.
    Copies of the proposed collection of information can be obtained 
and comments may be forwarded by writing to the Administration for 
Children and Families, Office of Administration, Office of Information 
Services, 370 L'Enfant Promenade, SW., Washington, DC 20447, Attn: ACF 
Reports Clearance Officer. Email address infocollection@acf.hhs.gov. 
All requests should be identified by the title of the information 
collection.
    The department specifically requests comments on: (a) Whether the 
proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper 
performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the 
information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the 
agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of 
information; (c) the quality, utility, and clarity of the information 
to be collected; and, (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection 
of information on respondents, including through the use of automated 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology. 
Consideration will be given to comments and suggestions submitted 
within 60 days of this publication.

Robert Sargis,
Report Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-12664 Filed 5-28-13; 8:45 am]
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