Agency Information Collection (Application for Approval of a Licensing or Certification and Organization or Entity) Activity Under OMB Review, 59426-59427 [2013-23497]

Download as PDF 59426 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 187 / Thursday, September 26, 2013 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY United States Mint Notification of Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee October 18, 2013, Public Meeting. ACTION: Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135(b)(8)(C), the United States Mint announces the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) public meeting scheduled for October 18, 2013. Date: October 18, 2013. Time: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Location: Conference Room A, United States Mint, 801 9th Street NW., Washington, DC 20220. Subject: Review and discussion of candidate designs for the 2014 First Spouse Gold Bullion Coin and Bronze Medal Program, and review and discussion of themes for the American Eagle Platinum Proof Coin Program for 2015 and beyond. Interested persons should call the CCAC HOTLINE at (202) 354–7502 for the latest update on meeting time and room location. In accordance with 31 U.S.C. 5135, the CCAC: D Advises the Secretary of the Treasury on any theme or design proposals relating to circulating coinage, bullion coinage, Congressional Gold Medals, and national and other medals. D Advises the Secretary of the Treasury with regard to the events, persons, or places to be commemorated by the issuance of commemorative coins in each of the five calendar years succeeding the year in which a commemorative coin designation is made. D Makes recommendations with respect to the mintage level for any commemorative coin recommended. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William Norton, United States Mint Liaison to the CCAC; 801 9th Street NW.; Washington, DC 20220; or call 202–354–7200. Any member of the public interested in submitting matters for the CCAC’s consideration is invited to submit them by fax to the following number: 202– 756–6525. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Authority: 31 U.S.C. 5135(b)(8)(C). Dated: September 20, 2013. Richard A. Peterson, Deputy Director, United States Mint. [FR Doc. 2013–23363 Filed 9–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P 18:19 Sep 25, 2013 Board of Veterans Appeals, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice; correction. Dated: September 20, 2013. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. [OMB Control No. 2900–NEW] Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee; Meeting VerDate Mar<15>2010 Board of Veterans Appeals, Veterans Information Office, Voice of the Veteran Call Center Survey; Correction of the collection to read ‘‘Board of Veterans’ Appeals’, Veterans Information Office, Voice of the Veterans Call Center Survey’’. In the ‘‘FREQUENCY OF RESPONSE’’ section, third column, remove ‘‘quarterly’’ and add, in its place, ‘‘annually’’. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Jkt 229001 AGENCY: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published an information collection notice in a Federal Register on September 6, 2013 (78 FR 54957), that contained errors. VA announced that the Board of Veterans’ Affairs was announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection. The department name should read ‘‘Board of Veterans’ Appeals (BVA)’’ throughout the entire notice. The Proposed Information Collection title throughout the notice should read ‘‘Board of Veterans’ Appeals, Veterans Information Office, Voice of the Veterans Call Center Survey’’. We have corrected the office telephone number of the contact person. Lastly, we have corrected the frequency of response that was listed as quarterly to annually. Those errors are corrected by this notice. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Crystal Rennie, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, at (202) 632–7492. Correction In FR Doc. 2013–21692, published on September 6, 2013, at 78 FR 54957, make the following corrections. On page 54957 in the second column, at the Proposed Information Collection section, correct the title of the collection to read ‘‘Board of Veterans’ Appeals’, Veterans Information Office, Voice of the Veterans Call Center Survey’’. At the AGENCY heading, second column, remove the first instance of the word ‘‘Affairs’’, and add, in its place, ‘‘Appeals’’. In the SUMMARY, second column, remove the first instance of the word ‘‘Affairs’’, and add, in its place, ‘‘Appeals’’. In the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section, third column, remove the duplicative prefix of the telephone number. It should read ‘‘(202) 632– 5100’’. In the ‘‘TITLE’’, third column, correct the title of the collection to read ‘‘Board of Veterans’ Appeals’, Veterans Information Office, Voice of the Veterans Call Center Survey’’. In the ‘‘TITLE’’, third column, correct the title PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [FR Doc. 2013–23365 Filed 9–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0697] Agency Information Collection (Application for Approval of a Licensing or Certification and Organization or Entity) 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 October 28, 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. 2900–0697’’ 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– 0697.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Application for Approval of a Licensing or Certification and Organization or Entity: 38 CFR 21.4268. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26SEN1.SGM 26SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 187 / Thursday, September 26, 2013 / Notices OMB Control Number: 2900–0697. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The data collected will be used to determine whether licensing and certification tests, and the organizations offering them, should be approved for VA training under education programs VA administers. 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 18, 2013, at pages 36641–36642. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,593 hours. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Average Burden per Respondents: 3 hours. Estimated Annual Responses: 531. Dated: September 23, 2013. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–23497 Filed 9–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Reasonable Charges for Inpatient MS– DRGs and SNF Medical Services; V3.13, Fiscal Year 2014 Update Department of Veterans Affairs. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: Section 17.101 of Title 38 of the Code of Federal Regulations sets forth the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical regulations concerning ‘‘Reasonable Charges’’ for medical care or services provided or furnished by VA to a Veteran: —For a non-service-connected disability for which the Veteran is entitled to care (or the payment of expenses of care) under a health plan contract; —For a non-service-connected disability incurred incident to the Veteran’s employment and covered under a worker’s compensation law or plan that provides reimbursement or indemnification for such care and services; or —For a non-service-connected disability incurred as a result of a motor vehicle accident in a State that requires automobile accident reparations insurance. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:19 Sep 25, 2013 Jkt 229001 The regulations include methodologies for establishing billed amounts for the following types of charges: Acute inpatient facility charges; skilled nursing facility/sub-acute inpatient facility charges; partial hospitalization facility charges; outpatient facility charges; physician and other professional charges, including professional charges for anesthesia services and dental services; pathology and laboratory charges; observation care facility charges; ambulance and other emergency transportation charges; and charges for durable medical equipment, drugs, injectables, and other medical services, items, and supplies identified by Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Level II codes. The regulations also provide that data for calculating actual charge amounts at individual VA facilities based on these methodologies will either be published in a notice in the Federal Register or will be posted on the Internet site of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Chief Business Office, currently at http://www1.va.gov/CBO/apps/rates/ index.asp, under ‘‘Reasonable Charges Data Sources.’’ Certain charges are hereby updated as described in the Supplementary Information section of this notice. These changes are effective October 1, 2013. When charges for medical care or services provided or furnished at VA expense by either VA or non-VA providers have not been established under other provisions of the regulations, the method for determining VA’s charges is set forth at 38 CFR 17.101(a)(8). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Romona Greene, Chief Business Office (10NB), Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461–1595. (This is not a toll free number.) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Of the charge types listed in the Summary section of this notice, only the acute inpatient facility charges and skilled nursing facility/sub-acute inpatient facility charges are being changed. Charges are not being changed for: Partial hospitalization facility charges; outpatient facility charges; physician and other professional charges, including professional charges for anesthesia services and dental services; pathology and laboratory charges; observation care facility charges; ambulance and other emergency transportation charges; and charges for durable medical equipment, drugs, injectables, and other medical services, PO 00000 Frm 00093 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 59427 items, and supplies identified by HCPCS Level II codes. These outpatient facility charges and professional charges remain the same as set forth in a notice published in the Federal Register on December 20, 2012 (77 FR 75499). Based on the methodologies set forth in 38 CFR 17.101(b), this document provides an update to acute inpatient charges that were based on 2013 Medicare severity diagnosis related groups (MS–DRG). Acute inpatient facility charges by MS–DRGs are set forth in Table A and are posted on the Internet site of VHA’s Chief Business Office, currently at http://www1.va.gov/ CBO/apps/rates/index.asp, under ‘‘Reasonable Charges Data Tables.’’ This Table A corresponds to the Table A referenced in the September 7, 2012, Federal Register notice. Table A referenced in this notice (V3.13) provides updated charges based on 2014 MS–DRGs and will replace Table A posted on the Internet site of VHA’s Chief Business Office, which corresponds to the Table A referenced in the September 7, 2012, Federal Register notice. Also, this document provides for an updated all-inclusive per diem charge for skilled nursing facility/sub-acute inpatient facility charge using the methodologies set forth in 38 CFR 17.101(c), and it is adjusted by a geographic area factor based on the location where the care is provided (See Table ‘‘N’’ Acute Inpatient and Table ‘‘O’’ Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) geographic factors found on Web site under ‘‘Reasonable Charges Data Tables).’’ The skilled nursing facility/ sub-acute inpatient facility per diem charge is set forth in Table B and is posted on the Internet site of VHA’s Chief Business Office, currently at http://www1.va.gov/CBO/apps/rates/ index.asp, under ‘‘Reasonable Charges Data Tables.’’ This Table B corresponds to the Table B referenced in the September 7, 2012, Federal Register notice. Table B referenced in this notice provides updated all-inclusive nationwide skilled nursing facility/subacute inpatient facility per diem charge and will replace Table B posted on the Internet site of VHA’s Chief Business Office, which corresponds to the Table B referenced in the September 7, 2012, Federal Register notice. The charges in this update for acute inpatient facility and skilled nursing facility/sub-acute inpatient facility services are effective October 1, 2013. In this update, we are retaining the table designations used for acute inpatient facility charges by MS–DRGs which is posted on the Internet site of VHA’s Chief Business Office, currently E:\FR\FM\26SEN1.SGM 26SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0697]


Agency Information Collection (Application for Approval of a 
Licensing or Certification and Organization or Entity) Activity Under 
OMB Review

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: 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 October 28, 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-
0697'' 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. 2900-0697.''

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Application for Approval of a Licensing or Certification and 
Organization or Entity: 38 CFR 21.4268.

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    OMB Control Number: 2900-0697.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: The data collected will be used to determine whether 
licensing and certification tests, and the organizations offering them, 
should be approved for VA training under education programs VA 
administers.
    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 18, 2013, at pages 36641-36642.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 1,593 hours.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondents: 3 hours.
    Estimated Annual Responses: 531.

    Dated: September 23, 2013.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Crystal Rennie,
VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
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