Agency Information Collection (, 69748 [2013-27766]

Download as PDF tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 69748 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 224 / Wednesday, November 20, 2013 / Notices (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov; or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M35), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420 or email nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0068 in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 632–8924 or FAX (202) 632–8925 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 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, VBA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VBA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VBA’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. Title: Application for ServiceDisabled Veterans Insurance, VA Forms 29–4364, 29–4364c and 29–0151. OMB Control Number: 2900–0068. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Veterans complete VA Forms 29–4364 and 29–0151 to apply for service-disabled veterans insurance, designate a beneficiary and select an optional settlement. VA uses the data collected on VA Forms 29–4364 and 29– 0151 to determine the claimant’s eligibility for insurance. VA Form 29–4364c is used by veterans who were rated unemployable or with certain severely disabling conditions. Veterans completing VA Form 29–4364c do not need to provide medical information to qualify for this insurance. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 8,333 hours. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:04 Nov 19, 2013 Jkt 232001 Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 20 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 25,000. Dated: November 15, 2013. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, Department Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–27799 Filed 11–19–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–NEW] Agency Information Collection (Access to Care Dialysis Pilot Survey and Interview); Activities Under OMB Review Veterans Health 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 Health Administration, 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 includes the actual data collection instrument. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before December 20, 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–NEW (Access to Care Dialysis Pilot Survey and Interview).’’ 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– NEW, (Access to Care Dialysis Pilot Survey and Interview).’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00109 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Title: Access to Care Dialysis Pilot Survey and Interview, VA Form 10– 10067. Type of Review: New data collection. Abstract: In May of 2012, the GAO published a Report to Congressional Requesters titled ‘‘VA DIALYSIS PILOT: Increased Attention to Planning, Implementation, and Performance Measurement Needed to Help Achieve Goals’’ (GAO–12–584, May 23, 2012). The GAO report stated four goals of the Dialysis Pilot, and the second goal, increased access for veterans, is related to this Information Collection (IC). A principal goal of the Dialysis Pilot program for the treatment of End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) is to improve access to dialysis care for Veterans. This Access to Care IC will include a consideration of the access to care dimensions (e.g., travel distance), patient demographic, and socioeconomic characteristics associated with Veterans’ use of the pilot VAoperated free-standing outpatient dialysis clinics. This IC will provide an independent assessment and analysis of barriers and facilitators that Veterans may experience while accessing the pilot freestanding outpatient dialysis clinics. At the end of this assessment, a report will be developed that outlines the main findings from this IC and recommendations made that will inform future employment of free-standing outpatient dialysis clinics. 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 (Tuesday, August 20, 2013), Vol. 78, No. 161, on page 1. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 50 burden hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 75 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 40. Dated: November 15, 2013. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–27766 Filed 11–19–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\20NON1.SGM 20NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 224 (Wednesday, November 20, 2013)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-NEW]


Agency Information Collection (Access to Care Dialysis Pilot 
Survey and Interview); Activities Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Veterans Health 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 Health 
Administration, 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 includes the actual data collection instrument.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before December 20, 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-
NEW (Access to Care Dialysis Pilot Survey and Interview).'' 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-NEW, 
(Access to Care Dialysis Pilot Survey and Interview).''

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Access to Care Dialysis Pilot Survey and Interview, VA Form 
10-10067.
    Type of Review: New data collection.
    Abstract: In May of 2012, the GAO published a Report to 
Congressional Requesters titled ``VA DIALYSIS PILOT: Increased 
Attention to Planning, Implementation, and Performance Measurement 
Needed to Help Achieve Goals'' (GAO-12-584, May 23, 2012). The GAO 
report stated four goals of the Dialysis Pilot, and the second goal, 
increased access for veterans, is related to this Information 
Collection (IC). A principal goal of the Dialysis Pilot program for the 
treatment of End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) is to improve access to 
dialysis care for Veterans. This Access to Care IC will include a 
consideration of the access to care dimensions (e.g., travel distance), 
patient demographic, and socio-economic characteristics associated with 
Veterans' use of the pilot VA-operated free-standing outpatient 
dialysis clinics. This IC will provide an independent assessment and 
analysis of barriers and facilitators that Veterans may experience 
while accessing the pilot freestanding outpatient dialysis clinics. At 
the end of this assessment, a report will be developed that outlines 
the main findings from this IC and recommendations made that will 
inform future employment of free-standing outpatient dialysis clinics.
    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 (Tuesday, August 20, 2013), Vol. 78, No. 
161, on page 1.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 50 burden hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 75 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 40.

    Dated: November 15, 2013.

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