Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Public Comment Request, 70948-70949 [2013-28376]

Download as PDF 70948 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 229 / Wednesday, November 27, 2013 / Notices the collection of information, and to transmit or otherwise disclose the information. The total annual burden hours estimated for this ICR are summarized in the table below. TOTAL ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN—HOURS Estimated number of respondents Type of respondent Average burden per response (in hours) Number of responses per respondent Total burden hours Developers of medical countermeasures to naturally occurring and intentional public health threats ........................................................................... 225 1 8/60 30 Total .......................................................................................................... ........................ ........................ ........................ 30 Darius Taylor, Deputy, Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–28385 Filed 11–26–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4150–05–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Office of the Secretary [Document Identifier: HHS–OS–20987–60D] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Public Comment Request Office of the Secretary, HHS. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: Comments on the ICR must be received on or before January 27, 2014. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments to Information.CollectionClearance@ hhs.gov or by calling (202) 690–6162. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Information Collection Clearance staff, Information.CollectionClearance@ hhs.gov or (202) 690–6162. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: When submitting comments or requesting information, please include the document identifier HHS–OS–20987– 60D for reference. Information Collection Request Title: Pre-Test of Instruments of Psychosocial Care for the Treatment of Adults with PTSD. Abstract: ASPE is requesting to pretest a survey that measures quality of psychotherapy for adults with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in outpatient treatment settings, defined in terms of the concordance with evidencebased strategies. Despite enormous expenditures and remarkable breakthroughs in treatment, there is a clear gap between what is known about effective treatments for individuals diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and what clinicians actually implement in treatment DATES: In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services, announces plans to submit a new Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting that ICR to OMB, OS seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR. SUMMARY: settings. A quality improvement initiative that measures clinicians’ use of evidence based treatment and promotes feedback to providers from the consumers’ perspective may enhance the adoption of evidence based services. This could ultimately improve the quality of care and consumer health outcomes. Need and Proposed Use of the Information: Quality measures of the treatment of PTSD in concordance with evidence-based methods do not currently exist and could be used to reduce this gap. ASPE, in partnership with NIMH, has undertaken this project to pretest 3 surveys (a clinician, clinical supervisor, and consumer measure) of the delivery of evidence based psychotherapies to adults with PTSD. The current data collection is scheduled to occur only once, over a 6 month time period in summer 2014 through winter 2014 at a total of 6 behavioral health care sites. Likely Respondents: Respondents are clinicians, clinician’s supervisors and consumers. TOTAL ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN—HOURS Number of respondents Form name Average burden per response (in hours) Number of responses per respondent Total burden hours emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Clinician (demographics questionnaire) ........................................................... Clinician Supervisor (demographics questionnaire) ........................................ Clinician (clinician survey) ............................................................................... Clinician Supervisor (survey) ........................................................................... Consumer ........................................................................................................ Site Coordinator ............................................................................................... 36 6 36 6 108 6 1 1 3 18 1 1 5/60 5/60 10/60 10/60 10/60 96 3 1 18 18 18 576 Total .......................................................................................................... ........................ ........................ ........................ 634 VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:02 Nov 26, 2013 Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\27NON1.SGM 27NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 229 / Wednesday, November 27, 2013 / Notices 70949 in this notice, became members of the SEC. OS specifically requests comments on (1) the necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency’s functions, (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden, (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected, and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden. This designation became effective on October 30, 2013. Hence, beginning on October 30, 2013, members of this class of employees, defined as reported in this notice, became members of the SEC. BILLING CODE 4163–19–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Darius Taylor, Deputy, Information Collection Clearance Officer. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Final Effect of Designation of a Class of Employees for Addition to the Special Exposure Cohort BILLING CODE 4150–05–P Final Effect of Designation of a Class of Employees for Addition to the Special Exposure Cohort National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: HHS gives notice concerning the final effect of the HHS decision to designate a class of employees from the Pantex Plant in Amarillo, Texas, as an addition to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stuart L. Hinnefeld, Director, Division of Compensation Analysis and Support, NIOSH, 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS C– 46, Cincinnati, OH 45226, Telephone 877–222–7570. Information requests can also be submitted by email to DCAS@ CDC.GOV. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 42 U.S.C. 7384q(b). 42 U.S.C. 7384l(14)(C). emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES On September 30, 2013, as provided for under the Secretary of HHS designated the following class of employees as an addition to the SEC: All employees of the Department of Energy, its predecessor agencies, and their contractors and subcontractors who worked at the Pantex Plant in Amarillo, Texas, from January 1, 1984, through December 31, 1991, for a number of work days aggregating at least 250 work days, occurring either solely under this employment, or in combination with work days within the parameters established for one or more other classes of employees included in the Special Exposure Cohort. Jkt 232001 ACTION: Notice. BILLING CODE 4163–19–P HHS gives notice concerning the final effect of the HHS decision to designate a class of employees from the Feed Materials Production Center (FMPC) in Fernald, Ohio, as an addition to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stuart L. Hinnefeld, Director, Division of Compensation Analysis and Support, NIOSH, 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS C– 46, Cincinnati, OH 45226, Telephone 877–222–7570. Information requests can also be submitted by email to DCAS@ CDC.GOV. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 42 U.S.C. 7384q(b). 42 U.S.C. 7384l(14)(C). On September 30, 2013, as provided for under the Secretary of HHS designated the following class of employees as an addition to the SEC: All employees of the Department of Energy, its predecessor agencies, and their contractors and subcontractors who worked at the Feed Materials Production Center (FMPC) in Fernald, Ohio, from January 1, 1954, through December 31, 1967, for a number of work days aggregating at least 250 work days, occurring either solely under this employment, or in combination with work days within the parameters established for one or more other classes of employees included in the Special Exposure Cohort. This designation became effective on September 30, 2013. Hence, beginning on October 30, 2013, members of this class of employees, defined as reported PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). AGENCY: ACTION: Notice. HHS gives notice concerning the final effect of the HHS decision to designate a class of employees from the Feed Materials Production Center (FMPC) in Fernald, Ohio, as an addition to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000. SUMMARY: SUMMARY: SUMMARY: 17:02 Nov 26, 2013 National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES [FR Doc. 2013–28453 Filed 11–26–13; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2013–28454 Filed 11–26–13; 8:45 am] Final Effect of Designation of a Class of Employees for Addition to the Special Exposure Cohort [FR Doc. 2013–28376 Filed 11–26–13; 8:45 am] VerDate Mar<15>2010 John Howard, Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. John Howard, Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Sfmt 4703 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stuart L. Hinnefeld, Director, Division of Compensation Analysis and Support, NIOSH, 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS C– 46, Cincinnati, OH 45226, Telephone 877–222–7570. Information requests can also be submitted by email to DCAS@ CDC.GOV. Authority: 42 U.S.C. 7384q(b). 42 U.S.C. 7384l(14)(C). On September 30, 2013, as provided for under the Secretary of HHS designated the following class of employees as an addition to the SEC: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: All employees of the Feed Materials Production Center (FMPC) in Fernald, Ohio, who were not employed by National Lead of Ohio, NLO, or the Department of Energy or its predecessor agencies, who worked at FMPC from January 1, 1951, through December 31, 1983, for a number of work days aggregating at least 250 work days, occurring either solely under this employment, or in combination with work days within the parameters established for one or more other classes of employees included in the Special Exposure Cohort. This designation became effective on September 30, 2013. Hence, beginning on October 30, 2013, members of this class of employees, defined as reported E:\FR\FM\27NON1.SGM 27NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Office of the Secretary

[Document Identifier: HHS-OS-20987-60D]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; 
Public Comment Request

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of 
Health and Human Services, announces plans to submit a new Information 
Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting that ICR to OMB, OS seeks 
comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any 
other aspect of the ICR.

DATES: Comments on the ICR must be received on or before January 27, 
2014.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments to 
Information.CollectionClearance@hhs.gov or by calling (202) 690-6162.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Information Collection Clearance 
staff, Information.CollectionClearance@hhs.gov or (202) 690-6162.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: When submitting comments or requesting 
information, please include the document identifier HHS-OS-20987-60D 
for reference. Information Collection Request Title: Pre-Test of 
Instruments of Psychosocial Care for the Treatment of Adults with PTSD.
    Abstract: ASPE is requesting to pretest a survey that measures 
quality of psychotherapy for adults with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder 
(PTSD) in outpatient treatment settings, defined in terms of the 
concordance with evidence-based strategies. Despite enormous 
expenditures and remarkable breakthroughs in treatment, there is a 
clear gap between what is known about effective treatments for 
individuals diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and 
what clinicians actually implement in treatment settings. A quality 
improvement initiative that measures clinicians' use of evidence based 
treatment and promotes feedback to providers from the consumers' 
perspective may enhance the adoption of evidence based services. This 
could ultimately improve the quality of care and consumer health 
outcomes.
    Need and Proposed Use of the Information: Quality measures of the 
treatment of PTSD in concordance with evidence-based methods do not 
currently exist and could be used to reduce this gap. ASPE, in 
partnership with NIMH, has undertaken this project to pretest 3 surveys 
(a clinician, clinical supervisor, and consumer measure) of the 
delivery of evidence based psychotherapies to adults with PTSD. The 
current data collection is scheduled to occur only once, over a 6 month 
time period in summer 2014 through winter 2014 at a total of 6 
behavioral health care sites.
    Likely Respondents: Respondents are clinicians, clinician's 
supervisors and consumers.

                                    Total Estimated Annualized Burden--Hours
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                                                                     Number of    Average burden
                    Form name                        Number of     responses per   per response    Total burden
                                                    respondents     respondent      (in hours)         hours
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Clinician (demographics questionnaire)..........              36               1            5/60               3
Clinician Supervisor (demographics                             6               1            5/60               1
 questionnaire).................................
Clinician (clinician survey)....................              36               3           10/60              18
Clinician Supervisor (survey)...................               6              18           10/60              18
Consumer........................................             108               1           10/60              18
Site Coordinator................................               6               1              96             576
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    Total.......................................  ..............  ..............  ..............             634
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    OS specifically requests comments on (1) the necessity and utility 
of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of 
the agency's functions, (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden, (3) 
ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected, and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology to minimize the information 
collection burden.

Darius Taylor,
Deputy, Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-28376 Filed 11-26-13; 8:45 am]
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