Proposed Information Collection (Health Eligibility Center (HEC) New Enrollee Survey); Activity: Comment Request., 53013-53014 [2013-20819]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 27, 2013 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0568] Agency Information Collection (Submission of School Catalog to the State Approving Agency) Activity Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–21), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden and it includes the actual data collection instrument. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before September 26, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov, or to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attn: VA Desk Officer; 725 17th St. NW., Washington, DC 20503 or sent through electronic mail to oira_submission@ omb.eop.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0568’’ in any correspondence. SUMMARY: tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR A COPY OF THE SUBMISSION CONTACT: Crystal Rennie, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 632–7492 or email: crystal.rennie@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0568.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Submission of School Catalog to the State Approving Agency. OMB Control Number: 2900–0568. Type of Review: Extension of a previously approved collection. Abstract: Accredited and nonaccredited educational institutions, with the exceptions of elementary and secondary schools, must submit copies of their catalog to State approving agency when applying for approval of a new course. State approval agencies use the catalog to determine what courses can be approved for VA training. VA pays educational assistance to veterans, persons on active duty or reservists, and eligible persons pursuing an approved program of education. Educational VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:54 Aug 26, 2013 Jkt 229001 assistance is not payable when claimants pursue unapproved courses. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on June 17, 2013, at page 36305. Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: 2,250 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 9,000. Dated: August 22, 2013. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–20868 Filed 8–26–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0652] Agency Information Collection (Request for Nursing Home Information in Connection With Claim for Aid and Attendance) Activity Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before September 26, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov, or to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attn: VA Desk Officer; 725 17th St. NW., Washington, DC 20503 or sent through electronic mail to oira_submission@ omb.eop.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00118 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 53013 Control No. 2900–0652’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Crystal Rennie, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 632– 7492 or email crystal.rennie@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0652’’. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Request for Nursing Home Information in Connection with Claim for Aid and Attendance, VA Form 21– 0779. OMB Control Number: 2900–0652. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The data collected on VA Form 21–0779 is used to determine Veterans residing in nursing homes eligibility for pension and aid and attendance. Parents and surviving spouses entitled to service–connected death benefits and spouses of living veterans receiving service connected compensation at 30 percent or higher are also entitled to aid and attendance based on status as nursing home patients. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on May 20, 2013, at pages 29439–29440. Affected Public: Business or other for– profit. Estimated Annual Burden: 8,333 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 50,000. Dated: August 22, 2013. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–20867 Filed 8–26–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0758] Proposed Information Collection (Health Eligibility Center (HEC) New Enrollee Survey); Activity: Comment Request. Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 27AUN1 53014 ACTION: Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 27, 2013 / Notices Notice. The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each extended collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to improve HEC enrollment processes. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before October 28, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov; or to Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Veterans Health Administration (10B4), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420; or email: cynthia.harvey-pryor@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0758’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cynthia Harvey-Pryor at (202) 461–5870 or fax (202) 495–5397. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Public Law 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, VHA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VHA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VHA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Titles: Health Eligibility Center (HEC) New Enrollee Survey, VA Form 10– 0479. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:54 Aug 26, 2013 Jkt 229001 OMB Control Number: 2900–0758. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The HEC information collection survey will allow Veterans an opportunity to provide anonymous feedback on how well the HEC enrolls new Veterans. HEC will use this feedback to improve the enrollment processes. VA will use the information gathered to determine where and to what extent services are satisfactory, and where and to what extent they are in need of improvement. The information may lead to policy changes which improve Veteran satisfaction with VA Healthcare benefits. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 153 burden hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5.7 minutes. Frequency of Response: One-time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,055. Dated: August 22, 2013. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–20819 Filed 8–26–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–NEW] Proposed Information Collection (Principles of Excellence Complaint Intake Questionnaire) Activity; Withdrawal Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice; withdrawal. AGENCY: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published a notice in a Federal Register on April 30, 2013 (78 FR 25359), inviting the public to comment on a proposed information collection titled ‘‘Principles of Excellence Complaint Intake Questionnaire, VA Form 22–0959’’. This document withdraws that notice. However, VA plans to republish a revised notice for this information collection to seek approval to collect the information electronically by leveraging the systems architecture of the Department of Defense’s Complaint System. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Crystal Rennie, Enterprise Records PO 00000 Frm 00119 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, at (202) 632–7492. FR Doc. 2013–10112, published on April 30, 2013 (78 FR 25359), is withdrawn by this notice. Dated: August 22, 2013. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–20842 Filed 8–26–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0060] Agency Information Collection (Claim for One Sum Payment (Government Life Insurance)) Activities Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before September 26, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov, or to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attn: VA Desk Officer; 725 17th St. NW., Washington, DC 20503 or sent through electronic mail to oira_submission@ omb.eop.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0060’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Crystal Rennie, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 632– 7492 or email crystal.rennie@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0060.’’ SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION Titles: a. Claim for One Sum Payment (Government Life Insurance), VA Form 29–4125. E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 27AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 166 (Tuesday, August 27, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 53013-53014]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-20819]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0758]


Proposed Information Collection (Health Eligibility Center (HEC) 
New Enrollee Survey); Activity: Comment Request.

AGENCY: Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.

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ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Department of 
Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment 
on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under 
the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are 
required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each 
proposed collection of information, including each extended collection, 
and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This 
notice solicits comments on information needed to improve HEC 
enrollment processes.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before October 28, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov; 
or to Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Veterans Health Administration (10B4), 
Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 
20420; or email: cynthia.harvey-pryor@va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB 
Control No. 2900-0758'' in any correspondence. During the comment 
period, comments may be viewed online through the FDMS.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cynthia Harvey-Pryor at (202) 461-5870 
or fax (202) 495-5397.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Public Law 104-13; 44 
U.S.C. 3501-3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of 
information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being 
made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA.
    With respect to the following collection of information, VHA 
invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information 
is necessary for the proper performance of VHA's functions, including 
whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy 
of VHA's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of 
information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of 
the collection of information on respondents, including through the use 
of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of 
information technology.
    Titles: Health Eligibility Center (HEC) New Enrollee Survey, VA 
Form 10-0479.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0758.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved 
collection.
    Abstract: The HEC information collection survey will allow Veterans 
an opportunity to provide anonymous feedback on how well the HEC 
enrolls new Veterans. HEC will use this feedback to improve the 
enrollment processes. VA will use the information gathered to determine 
where and to what extent services are satisfactory, and where and to 
what extent they are in need of improvement. The information may lead 
to policy changes which improve Veteran satisfaction with VA Healthcare 
benefits.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 153 burden hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5.7 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One-time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,055.

    Dated: August 22, 2013.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Crystal Rennie,
VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2013-20819 Filed 8-26-13; 8:45 am]
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