Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project, 54516 [2013-21400]

Download as PDF 54516 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 171 / Wednesday, September 4, 2013 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning affordable care act notice of patient protection. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before November 4, 2013 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Yvette Lawrence, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the regulations should be directed to Sara Covington, at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet, at Sara.L.Covington@irs.gov. Title: REG–120399–10–Affordable Care Act Notice of Patient Protection. OMB Number: 1545–2181. Regulation Project Number: REG– 120399–10 [RIN 1545–BJ61] (T.D. 9491) Abstract: Section 2719A of the Public Health Service Act (PHS Act), incorporated into Code section 9815 by section 1563(f) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Public Law 111–148, requires that a group health plan or a health insurance issuer requiring or allowing for the designation of a primary care provider provide notice to participants of the right to designate a primary care provider (including a pediatrician for a child) and of the right to obtain access to obstetrical or gynecological services without referral from a primary care provider. Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:51 Sep 03, 2013 Jkt 229001 Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 170,000 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 33,000 The following paragraph applies to all of the collections of information covered by this notice: An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a valid OMB control number. Books or records relating to a collection of information must be retained as long as their contents may become material in the administration of any internal revenue law. Generally, tax returns and tax return information are confidential, as required by 26 U.S.C. 6103. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the 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 collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (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; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Approved: August 8, 2013. Allan Hopkins, IRS Tax Analyst. 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The Committee is to assemble and review relevant information relating to the nature and character of disabilities arising during service in the Armed Forces, provide an ongoing assessment of the effectiveness of the rating schedule, and give advice on the most appropriate means of responding to the needs of Veterans relating to disability compensation. The Committee will receive briefings on issues related to compensation for Veterans with service-connected disabilities and other VA benefits programs. Time will be allocated for receiving public comments in the afternoon. Public comments will be limited to three minutes each. Individuals wishing to make oral statements before the Committee will be accommodated on a first-come, firstserved basis. Individuals who speak are invited to submit 1–2 page summaries of their comments at the time of the meeting for inclusion in the official meeting record. The public may submit written statements for the Committee’s review to Nancy Copeland, Designated Federal Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration, Compensation Service, Regulation Staff (211D), 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420 or email at nancy.copeland@va.gov. Because the meeting is being held in a government building, a photo I.D. must be presented at the Guard’s Desk as a part of the clearance process. Therefore, you should allow an additional 15 minutes before the meeting begins. Any member of the public wishing to attend the meeting or seeking additional information should email Mrs. Copeland or contact her at (202) 461– 9685. Dated: August 28, 2013. By Direction of the Secretary. Vivian Drake, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–21388 Filed 9–3–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\04SEN1.SGM 04SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing 
effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general 
public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment 
on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 
3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning 
affordable care act notice of patient protection.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before November 4, 
2013 to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Yvette Lawrence, Internal 
Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, 
DC 20224.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the regulations should be directed to Sara Covington, at 
Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet, at 
Sara.L.Covington@irs.gov.
    Title: REG-120399-10-Affordable Care Act Notice of Patient 
Protection.
    OMB Number: 1545-2181.
    Regulation Project Number: REG-120399-10 [RIN 1545-BJ61] (T.D. 
9491)
    Abstract: Section 2719A of the Public Health Service Act (PHS Act), 
incorporated into Code section 9815 by section 1563(f) of the Patient 
Protection and Affordable Care Act, Public Law 111-148, requires that a 
group health plan or a health insurance issuer requiring or allowing 
for the designation of a primary care provider provide notice to 
participants of the right to designate a primary care provider 
(including a pediatrician for a child) and of the right to obtain 
access to obstetrical or gynecological services without referral from a 
primary care provider.
    Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 170,000
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 33,000
    The following paragraph applies to all of the collections of 
information covered by this notice:
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required 
to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection of 
information displays a valid OMB control number. Books or records 
relating to a collection of information must be retained as long as 
their contents may become material in the administration of any 
internal revenue law.
    Generally, tax returns and tax return information are confidential, 
as required by 26 U.S.C. 6103.
    Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice 
will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All 
comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are invited 
on: (a) Whether the 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 collection of information; (c) 
ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; (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; and (e) 
estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, 
maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information.

    Approved: August 8, 2013.
Allan Hopkins,
IRS Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2013-21400 Filed 9-3-13; 8:45 am]
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