Advisory Committee on Women Veterans, Notice of Meeting, 50145-50146 [2013-19911]

Download as PDF emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 159 / Friday, August 16, 2013 / Notices • HSR 1—Medical Care and Clinical Management; Health Professional Behavior on August 27–28, 2013, at the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland; • HSR 2—Patient and Special Population Determinants of Health and Care on August 27–28, 2013, at the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) National Conference Center, Arlington, Virginia; • HSR 3—Healthcare Informatics on Tuesday, August 27, 2013, at the Paralyzed Veterans of America, Washington, DC; • HSR 4—Mental and Behavioral Health on August 27–28, 2013, at the Paralyzed Veterans of America, Washington, DC; • HSR 5—Health Care System Organization and Delivery; Research Methods and Models on August 27–28, 2013, at the VHA National Conference Center, Arlington, Virginia; • HSR 6—Post-acute and Long-term Care on Wednesday, August 28, 2013, at the Paralyzed Veterans of America, Washington, DC; • HSR 7—Aging and Diminished Capacity in the Context of Aging on Tuesday, August 27, 2013, at the Disabled American Veterans, Washington, DC; and • Nursing Research Initiative (NRI) from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 29, 2013, at the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland. The purpose of the Board is to review HSR&D applications involving the measurement and evaluation of health care services, the testing of new methods of health care delivery and management, and nursing research. Applications are reviewed for scientific and technical merit, mission relevance, and the protection of human and animal subjects. Recommendations regarding funding are submitted to the Chief Research and Development Officer. Each subcommittee meeting of the Board will be open to the public for approximately one half-hour at the start of the meetings’ first day on August 27 (HSR 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 7), August 28 (HSR 6), and August 29 (NRI). This time will be used to cover administrative matters and to discuss the general status of the program. The remaining portion of each subcommittee meeting will be closed for discussion, examination, reference to, and oral review of the intramural research proposals and critiques. During the closed portion of each subcommittee meeting, discussion and recommendations will include qualifications of the personnel conducting the studies (the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:06 Aug 15, 2013 Jkt 229001 unwarranted invasion of personal privacy), as well as research information (the premature disclosure of which would likely compromise significantly the implementation of proposed agency action regarding such research projects). As provided by subsection 10(d) of Public Law 92–463, as amended by Public Law 94–409, closing the meeting is in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6) and (9)(B). No oral comments will be accepted from the public for either portion of the meetings. Those who plan to attend the open portion of a subcommittee meeting should contact Kristy Benton-Grover, Designated Federal Officer and Program Manager, Scientific Merit Review Board, Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development Service (10P9H), 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, or by email at Kristy.benton-grover@va.gov. Written comments may be submitted to Mrs. Benton-Grover at the same address and email. For further information, please call Mrs. Benton-Grover at (202) 443–5728. By Direction of the Secretary. Dated: August 12, 2013. Vivian Drake, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–19913 Filed 8–15–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Advisory Committee on Women Veterans, Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, that the Advisory Committee on Women Veterans will conduct a site visit on August 19–23, 2013, at the Atlanta VA Medical Center (VAMC), 1670 Clairmont Road, Decatur, Georgia, from 8:30 a.m. each day and will adjourn at 4 p.m. on August 19–22 and at noon on August 23. Meetings are open to the public except when the Committee is off site for VA facility tours. Briefings will take place at the Atlanta VAMC and other local VA facilities. The site visit will include several closed sessions, to protect patient privacy during tours of medical facilities. Closing portions of the sessions are in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6). The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans Affairs regarding the needs of women Veterans with respect to health care, rehabilitation, compensation, outreach, and other programs and activities PO 00000 Frm 00124 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 50145 administered by VA designed to meet such needs. The Committee makes recommendations to the Secretary regarding such programs and activities. On August 19, the Committee will convene an open session at the in the Pete Wheeler Auditorium, Room GA104 at the Atlanta VAMC. The agenda will include overview briefings from the Atlanta VA Medical Center leadership and the VA Southeast Network (Veterans Integrated Service Network 7) facilities, programs, demographics and women Veterans programs. On August 20, the Committee will convene an open session at the in the Bobbie Vance Classroom, Room 3A–197 at the Atlanta VAMC. The Committee will receive briefings from Atlanta VAMC program offices on the Million Veteran Program, the Women Veterans Health Committee, the Women’s Health Collaborative Workgroup, trauma recovery, domiciliary care, mental health, and military sexual trauma treatment. The Committee will also visit the Center of Excellence at the East Point Community Based Outpatient Clinic at 1513 Cleveland Avenue, East Point, Georgia, and receive briefings on the residential women Veterans program at Mary Hall Freedom House, patient aligned care teams, and the Women’s Health Center of Excellence. On August 21, the Committee will convene an open session at the in the Pete Wheeler Auditorium, Room GA104 at the Atlanta VAMC. Briefings will cover the Atlanta VAMC’s homeless Veterans program, post-deployment health reintegration, caregivers support, and tele-health. In the afternoon, the Committee will convene a closed session as the Committee tours the Atlanta VAMC. In the morning of August 22, the Committee will convene a closed session as they tour the Trinka Davis Veterans Village, in Carrollton, Georgia and the Marietta Vet Center in Marietta, Georgia. In the afternoon, the Committee will reconvene an open session in the Director’s Conference Room at the Atlanta Regional Office (RO), at 1700 Clairmont Road, Decatur, Georgia, to receive briefings on RO business lines and services for women Veterans. A briefing from local Memorial Affairs leadership will also be presented. On August 23, the Committee will convene an open session at the Courtyard by Marriott Atlanta Decatur Downtown/Emory, 130 Clairemont Avenue, Decatur, Georgia, with Atlanta VAMC leadership, and conduct a town hall meeting with the women Veterans community and other stakeholders. The town hall meeting will begin at 10 a.m. E:\FR\FM\16AUN1.SGM 16AUN1 50146 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 159 / Friday, August 16, 2013 / Notices With the exception of the town hall meeting, there will be no time for public comment during the meeting. Members of the public may submit written statements for the Committee’s review to 00W@mail.va.gov, or by fax at (202) 273–7092. Any member of the public wishing to attend or seeking additional information should contact Shannon L. Middleton at (202) 461–6193. Dated: August 12, 2013. By Direction of the Secretary. Vivian Drake, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–19911 Filed 8–15–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Privacy Act of 1974: Computer Matching Program Department of Veterans Affairs. Notice of Computer Match Program. AGENCY: ACTION: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a, the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Guidelines on the Conduct of Matching Programs, notice is hereby given that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) intends to conduct a computer matching program with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Data from the proposed match will be used to verify the unearned income of nonservice-connected veterans, and those veterans who are zero percent service-connected (noncompensable), whose eligibility for VA medical care is based on their inability to defray the emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:06 Aug 15, 2013 Jkt 229001 cost of medical care. These veterans supply household income information that includes their spouses and dependents at the time of application for VA health care benefits. DATES: Effective Date: The effective (start) date of the matching agreement is the expiration of the 30-day Federal Register public comment period, unless comments dictate otherwise. ADDRESSES: Written comments may be submitted through www.Regulations.gov; by mail or handdelivery to the Director, Regulations Management (02REG), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Ave. NW., Room 1068, Washington, DC 20420; or by fax to (202) 273–9026. Copies of comments received will be available for public inspection in the Office of Regulation Policy and Management, Room 1063B, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (except holidays). Please call (202) 461–4902 for an appointment. In addition, during the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Floretta W. Hardmon, Acting Director, Veterans Health Administration Chief Business Office, Member Services, Health Eligibility Center, (404) 848– 5300. (This is not a toll-free number.) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Veterans Affairs has statutory authorization under 38 U.S.C. 5317, 38 U.S.C. 5106, 26 U.S.C. 6103(l)(7)(D)(viii) and 5 U.S.C. 552a to establish matching agreements and request and use income information PO 00000 Frm 00125 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 from other agencies for purposes of verification of income for determining eligibility for benefits. 38 U.S.C. 1710(a)(2)(G), 1710(a)(3), and 1710(b) identify those veterans whose basic eligibility for medical care benefits is dependent upon their financial status. Eligibility for nonservice-connected and zero percent noncompensable serviceconnected veterans is determined based on the veteran’s inability to defray the expenses for necessary care as defined in 38 U.S.C. 1722. This determination can affect their responsibility to participate in the cost of their care through copayments and their assignment to an enrollment priority group. The goal of this match is to obtain IRS unearned income information data needed for the income verification process. VA records involved in the match are ‘‘Enrollment and Eligibility Records—VA’’ (147VA16). IRS will extract return information with respect to unearned income from the Information Return Master File (IRMF) Process File, Treas/ IRS 22.061, through the Disclosure of Information to Federal, State, and Local Agencies (DIFSLA) program. A copy of this notice has been sent to both houses of Congress and OMB. This matching agreement expires 18 months after its effective date. This match will not continue past the legislative authorized date to obtain this information. Approved: July 31, 2013. Jose D. Riojas, Interim Chief of Staff, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–20003 Filed 8–15–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\16AUN1.SGM 16AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 159 (Friday, August 16, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 50145-50146]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-19911]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Advisory Committee on Women Veterans, Notice of Meeting

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, that the Advisory 
Committee on Women Veterans will conduct a site visit on August 19-23, 
2013, at the Atlanta VA Medical Center (VAMC), 1670 Clairmont Road, 
Decatur, Georgia, from 8:30 a.m. each day and will adjourn at 4 p.m. on 
August 19-22 and at noon on August 23. Meetings are open to the public 
except when the Committee is off site for VA facility tours. Briefings 
will take place at the Atlanta VAMC and other local VA facilities. The 
site visit will include several closed sessions, to protect patient 
privacy during tours of medical facilities. Closing portions of the 
sessions are in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6).
    The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans 
Affairs regarding the needs of women Veterans with respect to health 
care, rehabilitation, compensation, outreach, and other programs and 
activities administered by VA designed to meet such needs. The 
Committee makes recommendations to the Secretary regarding such 
programs and activities.
    On August 19, the Committee will convene an open session at the in 
the Pete Wheeler Auditorium, Room GA104 at the Atlanta VAMC. The agenda 
will include overview briefings from the Atlanta VA Medical Center 
leadership and the VA Southeast Network (Veterans Integrated Service 
Network 7) facilities, programs, demographics and women Veterans 
programs.
    On August 20, the Committee will convene an open session at the in 
the Bobbie Vance Classroom, Room 3A-197 at the Atlanta VAMC. The 
Committee will receive briefings from Atlanta VAMC program offices on 
the Million Veteran Program, the Women Veterans Health Committee, the 
Women's Health Collaborative Workgroup, trauma recovery, domiciliary 
care, mental health, and military sexual trauma treatment. The 
Committee will also visit the Center of Excellence at the East Point 
Community Based Outpatient Clinic at 1513 Cleveland Avenue, East Point, 
Georgia, and receive briefings on the residential women Veterans 
program at Mary Hall Freedom House, patient aligned care teams, and the 
Women's Health Center of Excellence.
    On August 21, the Committee will convene an open session at the in 
the Pete Wheeler Auditorium, Room GA104 at the Atlanta VAMC. Briefings 
will cover the Atlanta VAMC's homeless Veterans program, post-
deployment health reintegration, caregivers support, and tele-health. 
In the afternoon, the Committee will convene a closed session as the 
Committee tours the Atlanta VAMC.
    In the morning of August 22, the Committee will convene a closed 
session as they tour the Trinka Davis Veterans Village, in Carrollton, 
Georgia and the Marietta Vet Center in Marietta, Georgia. In the 
afternoon, the Committee will reconvene an open session in the 
Director's Conference Room at the Atlanta Regional Office (RO), at 1700 
Clairmont Road, Decatur, Georgia, to receive briefings on RO business 
lines and services for women Veterans. A briefing from local Memorial 
Affairs leadership will also be presented.
    On August 23, the Committee will convene an open session at the 
Courtyard by Marriott Atlanta Decatur Downtown/Emory, 130 Clairemont 
Avenue, Decatur, Georgia, with Atlanta VAMC leadership, and conduct a 
town hall meeting with the women Veterans community and other 
stakeholders. The town hall meeting will begin at 10 a.m.

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    With the exception of the town hall meeting, there will be no time 
for public comment during the meeting. Members of the public may submit 
written statements for the Committee's review to 00W@mail.va.gov, or by 
fax at (202) 273-7092. Any member of the public wishing to attend or 
seeking additional information should contact Shannon L. Middleton at 
(202) 461-6193.

    Dated: August 12, 2013.

    By Direction of the Secretary.
Vivian Drake,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-19911 Filed 8-15-13; 8:45 am]
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