Notice of Availability of Policy Document, 41412 [2013-16505]

Download as PDF 41412 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 132 / Wednesday, July 10, 2013 / Notices Dated: July 3, 2013. Bahar Niakan, Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination. [FR Doc. 2013–16557 Filed 7–9–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Notice of Availability of Policy Document Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), HHS. ACTION: Final Agency Guidance and Opportunity for Public Comments on Draft Section. AGENCY: HRSA is publishing Agency Guidance (‘‘Policy Information Notice’’ (PIN) 2013–01) to provide clarification on the budgeting and accounting requirements for federally-funded health centers and Look-Alikes. The PIN, ‘‘Health Center Budgeting and Accounting Requirements’’ is available on the Internet at http://bphc.hrsa.gov/ policiesregulations/policies/ pin201301.html. Background: HHS’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) provides grants to eligible health centers under section 330 of the Public Health Service Act to support the delivery of preventive and primary care services to medically underserved communities and vulnerable populations. In 2012, grants helped fund more than 1,200 health center grantees that provided services at nearly 9,000 health care delivery sites and served more than 21 million people. There are also over 100 Look-Alikes. Look-Alikes, as described in section 1861(aa)(4) and section 1905(l)(2)(B) of the Social Security Act, do not receive federal funding under section 330 of the PHS Act; however, to receive the Look-Alike designation and benefits, Look-Alikes must meet the statutory, regulatory, and policy requirements for health centers programs under section 330. Under 45 CFR Part 74, a key requirement of the Health Center Program is for a health center to establish a budget that reflects the cost of operations, expenses, and revenues necessary to accomplish the service delivery plan. All section 330-funded health centers and Look-Alikes must prepare a budget that meets these requirements. The purpose of this PIN is to provide clarification regarding budgeting and accounting requirements TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:42 Jul 09, 2013 Jkt 229001 for health centers to ensure transparency and accountability. In addition to making the final PIN available on HRSA’s Web site, HRSA is also making available a section of this PIN for public comment. HRSA will review and analyze all comments on this section and issue final PIN. When finalized, this section of the PIN will supersede all other previous Health Center Program guidance and policy issued on this program requirement. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions regarding this notice, please contact the Office of Policy and Program Development, Bureau of Primary Health Care, HRSA, at OPPDBudgetPIN@hrsa.gov. Dated: July 2, 2013. Mary K. Wakefield, Administrator. BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration National Advisory Council on Migrant Health; Notice of Meeting In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), notice is hereby given of the following meeting: Name: National Advisory Council on Migrant Health. Dates and Times: August 19, 2013, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. August 20, 2013, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Place: Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 14–72, Rockville, Maryland 20857, Telephone: 301–594–0367, Fax: 301–443– 9477. Status: The meeting will be open to the public. Purpose: The purpose of the meeting is to discuss services and issues related to the health of migrant and seasonal agricultural workers and their families and to formulate recommendations for the Secretary of Health and Human Services. Agenda: The agenda includes an overview of the Council’s general business activities. The Council will also hear presentations from experts on agricultural worker issues, including the status of agricultural worker health at the local and national levels. In addition, the council will be holding a public hearing at which migrant agricultural workers will have the opportunity to testify before the Council regarding matters that affect the health of migrant agricultural workers. The hearing is scheduled for Monday, August 19, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Health Resources and Services Administration. Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Dated: July 3, 2013. Bahar Niakan, Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination. [FR Doc. 2013–16558 Filed 7–9–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration [FR Doc. 2013–16505 Filed 7–9–13; 8:45 am] PO 00000 Agenda items are subject to change as priorities indicate. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gladys Cate, Office of National Assistance and Special Populations, Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 6–41, Maryland 20857; telephone (301) 594–0367. Sfmt 4703 Advisory Commission of Childhood Vaccines; Request for Nominations for Voting Members Health Resources and Services Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is requesting nominations to fill three vacancies on the Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines (ACCV). The ACCV was established by Title XXI of the Public Health Service Act (the Act), as enacted by Public Law (Pub. L.) 99– 660 and as subsequently amended, and advises the Secretary of Health and Human Services (the Secretary) on issues related to implementation of the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP). DATES: The agency must receive nominations on or before August 9, 2013. ADDRESSES: All nominations are to be submitted to the Director, Division of Vaccine Injury Compensation, Healthcare Systems Bureau (HSB), HRSA, Parklawn Building, Room 11C– 26, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Annie Herzog, Principal Staff Liaison, Division of Vaccine Injury Compensation, HSB, HRSA, at (301) 443–6634 or email: aherzog@hrsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the authorities that established the ACCV, the Federal Advisory Committee Act of October 6, 1972 (Pub. L. 92–463) and section 2119 of the Act, 42 U.S.C. 300aa–19, as added by Public Law 99– 660 and amended, HRSA is requesting nominations for three voting members of the ACCV. 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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 132 (Wednesday, July 10, 2013)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Notice of Availability of Policy Document

AGENCY: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), HHS.

ACTION: Final Agency Guidance and Opportunity for Public Comments on 
Draft Section.

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SUMMARY: HRSA is publishing Agency Guidance (``Policy Information 
Notice'' (PIN) 2013-01) to provide clarification on the budgeting and 
accounting requirements for federally-funded health centers and Look-
Alikes. The PIN, ``Health Center Budgeting and Accounting 
Requirements'' is available on the Internet at http://bphc.hrsa.gov/policiesregulations/policies/pin201301.html.
    Background: HHS' Health Resources and Services Administration 
(HRSA) provides grants to eligible health centers under section 330 of 
the Public Health Service Act to support the delivery of preventive and 
primary care services to medically underserved communities and 
vulnerable populations. In 2012, grants helped fund more than 1,200 
health center grantees that provided services at nearly 9,000 health 
care delivery sites and served more than 21 million people. There are 
also over 100 Look-Alikes. Look-Alikes, as described in section 
1861(aa)(4) and section 1905(l)(2)(B) of the Social Security Act, do 
not receive federal funding under section 330 of the PHS Act; however, 
to receive the Look-Alike designation and benefits, Look-Alikes must 
meet the statutory, regulatory, and policy requirements for health 
centers programs under section 330.
    Under 45 CFR Part 74, a key requirement of the Health Center 
Program is for a health center to establish a budget that reflects the 
cost of operations, expenses, and revenues necessary to accomplish the 
service delivery plan. All section 330-funded health centers and Look-
Alikes must prepare a budget that meets these requirements. The purpose 
of this PIN is to provide clarification regarding budgeting and 
accounting requirements for health centers to ensure transparency and 
accountability.
    In addition to making the final PIN available on HRSA's Web site, 
HRSA is also making available a section of this PIN for public comment. 
HRSA will review and analyze all comments on this section and issue 
final PIN. When finalized, this section of the PIN will supersede all 
other previous Health Center Program guidance and policy issued on this 
program requirement.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions regarding this notice, 
please contact the Office of Policy and Program Development, Bureau of 
Primary Health Care, HRSA, at OPPDBudgetPIN@hrsa.gov.

    Dated: July 2, 2013.
Mary K. Wakefield,
Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2013-16505 Filed 7-9-13; 8:45 am]
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